Paris and Participatory Budgeting: three insights into how public services learn on international visits

One of the objectives of What Works Scotland is to understand how public services in Scotland learn from international evidence. When the chance came for us to witness international learning between public services in Scotland and Paris in the fast-growing

Paris and Participatory Budgeting: reflections from Glasgow on the PB study visit to Paris

What Works Scotland supported a two-day study visit to Paris for members of the Glasgow Participatory Budgeting (PB) Collaborative Action Research (CAR) group plus a Glasgow City Council elected member, along with staff from Fife Council and What Works Scotland.

Paris and Participatory Budgeting: perceptions, participation and parallels from a Fife perspective

Fife is one of four community planning partnership areas working with What Works Scotland. In Fife the WWS enquiry has focused on exploring 3 themes at local level in Kirkcaldy: a school intervention initiative, the development of local welfare hub

Challenge Poverty Week

17th – 23rd October is Challenge Poverty Week Click here  for a range of articles and to participate in discussions with academics based in universities across Scotland on topics such as poverty, inequality, or deprivation. Articles already available include: Morag Treanor: “Recent changes to measuring