Mon, 19/12/2011 - 08:07
The court of appeal's judgment on Brent library closures will be given this afternoon (19th December) at the High Court in the Strand, London.
Brent residents are appealing against the judicial review judgment given in October, which saw Mr Justice Ouseley find in favour of Brent council over its plans to close six of the borough...
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 10:14
Camden library campaigners have become the latest group to apply for judicial review over library closures.
The Camden Public Library User Group has instructed solicitors Bindmans to lodge an application for judicial review, according to a report in the...
Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:10
Judgement has been reserved in the judicial review hearing into library closures in Somerset and Gloucestershire, which concluded in Birmingham yesterday [29th September].
No indication was given by Mr Justice McKenna of when judgement would be given, but the usual time frame in judicial review cases ranges between three weeks and...
Wed, 20/07/2011 - 09:10
Brent council failed to comply with its legal obligations under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act when planning the closure of six of its libraries, the High Court was told on the first day of the judicial review brought by three Brent residents yesterday.
While meeting its obligation to put in a lawful budget, the council...
Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:02
A court hearing to decide whether permission will be given for a judicial review to proceed against Gloucestershire library cuts is to take place in Birmingham tomorrow (Thursday 7th July). If allowed to proceed, the judicial review claim will be the first such action in the battle against library closures.
Despite a High Court...