Last year, I published this using a slightly less adversarial title. However, we’re one year on, a) not the tiniest thing has changed b) I’ve also been on the other side participating in a project now, so I’ve added some commentary about my experience with that.
Currently the sole solution from the borough is to be defensive and double down on ‘comms’. I had hoped for better, mais ça s’annonce mal whatever that is, in French.
Here you go: neutering-the-participative-budget-v3