Manchester: Democracy and the Power to Control Resources

1 Campaign Proposal

1% of publicly available money should be put into participatory budgeting process.

2 Campaign Proposal

The education curriculum should provide opportunities for young people to learn about money. They should have budgets, work and have to influence and participate in decision making

3 Local action

We will encourage and support local co-operatives, small businesses and sharing projects and initiatives to enable people to gain more control of local resources including food growing – e.g. power in your pocket – treat every pound as a vote.

4 Campaign issue

The Bank of England should be the only bank to create money in the UK but other local currencies should also be developed.

5 Local action

To explore setting up a Positive Money Manchester group and encourage signing of the Positive Money petition

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