Tagged: closures

Vaizey to review Harrow library closures

Libraries minister Ed Vaizey will review the decision to close four libraries in Harrow, after being challenged on the subject in the Houses of Parliament.... Read more

Nearly half Gwynedd libraries face closure

Gwynedd Council is the latest to lay out potential library cuts, with eight of its 17 libraries facing closure. The Welsh council has said the... Read more

CIPFA stats show drops in library numbers and usage

The number of people borrowing books from libraries in England has halved since 1997, according to the annual library statistics prepared by the Chartered Institute... Read more

Vaizey accused of 'offloading responsibility' on libraries

A parliamentary debate on libraries descended into "personal attacks" between libraries minister Ed Vaizey and shadow communities and local government minister Lyn Brown. Speaking at... Read more

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