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Jez Hall, Stephanie Grimm und Louise O'Kane

Louise O'Kane (Belfast) and Jez Hall (Manchester) give an insight into the history of Participatory Budgeting in Great Britain and the constant conflict between pb organizers and governments as well as bureaucratic structures.

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Does participatory budgeting effect public spending? Does pb empower citizens and lead to more democracy or is it simply a "symbolic policy device"? The following debate, lead by two top pb-experts, Carolin Hagelskamp and Thad Calabrese, focuses on these issues .