Monthly Archives: January 2011

“Wivey Leaks” – good news, but fight goes on

PRESS RELEASE Campaigners in Wiveliscombe, Somerset, have been told that their local library and one other marked for closure will now be saved, although with reduced opening hours. County councillors confirmed the news on Saturday morning, as locals gathered at … Continue reading

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Ed Vaizey is not for turning

The Bookseller.com reports that Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture,¬†has said he will “consider the use of statutory powers” in support of public libraries, but only on a “case-by-case basis”, thereby appearing to rule out the growing calls for a national … Continue reading

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This is the site of the national campaign for an inquiry into the future of library services in the United Kingdom. We are calling for David Cameron and Nick Clegg to offer¬†leadership and urgently consider: a) the likely detrimental impact … Continue reading

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