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Evaluation of participatory budgeting activity in Scotland 2016-2018

Published: 31 May 2019

Impact of participatory budgeting on communities, services, democracy and tackling inequality across local authorities in Scotland.

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Evaluation of participatory budgeting activity in Scotland 2016-2018
References

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References

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