Inside Europe: Is Italy's basic income improving lives?
| 05:15 mins.
Italy's new coalition government has ambitious plans to boost economic growth. One goal is to improve the country's basic income, which was introduced in March by the previous coalition. Poor or unemployed people receive pre-paid debit cards which can be used for specific goods, such as groceries, rent and utility bills. But has the new scheme been working? Angelo Van Schaik reports from Rome.