38. UNIVERSAL BASIC SERVICES: Shaping the 21st century welfare state
Hello! Could providing more services free at the point of access (like the NHS and education) relieve need and tackle inequality? Our guests Henrietta Moore and Jonathan Portes think so and we hear from academic Oded Cats on how one idea — free local transport — has worked elsewhere.
Comedian Stuart Goldsmith wants to paint the town pink, artist salaries, Japanese plane boarding and mental health lessons in school
More from Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd