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Summary of Local Currency Group Minutes
Wednesday 27th August 2008
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What do we want to achieve with a local currency and how will we measure it?
â€¢ Example from John Rodgers. Action Point: Sue to add example.
â€¢ Inclusion: Help people with financial difficulties and those who don’t have access to credit.
â€¢ Build local resilience: Money circulating and staying in the local economy.
â€¢ Education: What money is and how it can work for local communities.
â€¢ ‘No more throwaway people’ Edgar Kahn.
Options for a local currency:
â€¢ Printed Paper money as used in Totnes and Lewes
â€¢ Account Exchange Scheme such as LETS.
â€¢ Time Banks.
â€¢ Exchange Scheme for pensioners.
â€¢ Something else.