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Poll: Should Ireland have a guaranteed income?

The Swiss are voting next month on a measure that would guarantee residents a minimum of €2,000 a month. Should Ireland do the same?

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SWITZERLAND WILL VOTE next month on a proposal that would guarantee every Swiss an unconditional income of €2,000 a month.

The measure would “ensure a dignified existence and participation in the public life of the whole population”, say supporters.

So, today’s question is Should Ireland Have a Guaranteed Income?

Poll Results:

Yes (2749)
No (2464)
I'm not sure (1634)

Read: Switzerland is to vote on giving every citizen an unconditional income of €2,000

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