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Friday, 28 January 2011

Library Closures

Krupesh Hirani reminds us that library closures are not just something happening in Brent but all over the UK in authorities of varying political complexions.  Lisa Nandy, the MP he refers to, initiated a debate on libraries in Westminster Hall, which you can find here.  Among the speeches is a very good one by Glenda Jackson MP.  The common factor in library closures across authorities with different kinds of political control is of course the decision of central government to cut local government funding.

As so often with controversial issues, Sarah Teather failed to make an appearence.

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