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Participatory Budgeting Network, London, Jan 27th 2014

Monday, 27 January 2014 from 10:30 to 16:30 (GMT) London, United Kingdom

Morning Session:
     Welcome and introductions
     Making People Count: Includes workshop and discussions on strengthening 
     the PB Network   

 

Presentations
    a) Scaling UP: Durham County Council and Budget Consultation (following their
        success in attracting 11,000 residents to their latest PB programme)

    b) Real community budgeting? The example of Glasgow City and becoming a
        Co-operative Council

 

Afternoon Session 
    c) Council leadership vs.community leadership. What about working in
        partnership?

    d) Neighbourhood Community Budgets and Our Place (a DCLG perspective)
    e) Social empowerment and the practical aspects of participation in Tameside
    
Workshops round 1: 
PB as Empowerment: Big Local and community leadership

Workshops round 2: 
The democratisation of Public Services: Policing and local democracy

 

The meeting will close with a Plenary debate on next steps for our network