Devolving funds to local communities

Published: August 2008 Publication Type: Publication

Authors: Dick Muskett, Melissa Magallanes, Nicola Bacon

Nationally, much emphasis has been placed on the opportunities to devolve funds to localities as a way to promote spending effectiveness, as well as engage and empower residents. Many local authorities have developed different ways to enable residents or councillors to be involved.

Using case studies this paper broadens the discussion to include a full spectrum of approaches.

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