Let the Public Decide Government Spending
    2011-01-08 16:43:49     CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Zhang
 

It's reported that in Wenling City of South China's Zhejiang Province, the general public can participate in the government budget-making process, by discussing with members of the National People's Congress about the budget amendments and adjustments.

The China Youth daily carries a commentary hailing the move as a breakthrough in China's reform in government budget decisions.

The article says the move largely involves the grassroots through discussions and make the budget decision process transparent and democratic. The reform is not difficult to be copied by other regions in the country.

The commentary points out that as reforms in government budget decision has long been called for in the country, but how to ensure the largest participation of the grassroots should be a key point.

The article says that as the government budget is related to people's lives in society, every one has their own judgments on how government spending can better serve the public.

The article says that by involving the general public, the government can further release the tension with the public who have the right to know and an obligation to monitor government spending.

It concludes that public involvement is the most important part for the development of a democratic political system.

Thus, the government should strengthen its reform efforts and gradually give the decision rights of spending to the public.

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