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Opinion: Blue sky thinking not allowed – frustrations of Bristol City Council’s budget

Green councillor for Clifton Down Carla Denyer writes for Bristol 24/7 on the restrictions surrounding the budget process at the council, which she says "makes long-term thinking impossible."

In the opinion piece Councillor Denyer highlights four ambitious policies that could make Bristol a fairer, better place as well as generating revenue for the city, and points out that the rules and restrictions surrounding budget amendments at the Council mean that "any big proposals that take a few years to roll out, or require even modest investment in exchange for income downstream, are forbidden."

Read the full article here.

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