Let's lobby to save libraries

<p>The Northern Echo last Thursday said that 300 police officers could be lost in County Durham because of &#163;10m budget problems. This supports the DCMS statement (The Bookseller, 20th October) that "funding for all public bodies is likely to be tough in the years to come".</p><p>But to suggest the challenge facing library authorities can be met by implementing recommendations on stock procurement proposed by PwC--not PKF, as reported--and other value-for-money initiatives is rather simplistic. As regards procurement, the recent MLA briefing sheet suggests a full business case will not ...

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