Tagged: Ed Vaizey

The library of the future?

When I attended the opening of the Library of Birmingham last year it was hard not to get caught up in the excitement. I had... Read more

Vaizey criticises arts community for 'relentlessly left-wing groupthink'

Former culture minister Ed Vaizey has criticised the British arts establishment for its “relentlessly left-wing groupthink”, and argued that campaigners should think up "radical ideas"... Read more

Rob Wilson given libraries brief at DCMS

Minister for civil society Rob Wilson has been given responsibility for public libraries at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). Read more

Vaizey and Poole in Twitter spat over libraries record

Former culture minister Ed Vaizey and CILIP c.e.o. Nick Poole have engaged in a Twitter row about the former’s perceived lack of leadership over library... Read more

Creative exports can 'grow to £31bn' following Brexit

Creative exports can grow to £31bn by 2020 following Brexit, the Creative Industries Council (CIC) has claimed. Read more

Vaizey: 'Arts can bring the nation together'

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has said “the arts can bring us together” as a nation following the “uncertainty and division” caused by the EU Referendum.... Read more

Vaizey: Library service is not in crisis

Government minister Ed Vaizey has said "the library service is not in crisis”, whilst criticising the library closure figures claimed by campaigners and the BBC.... Read more

Booksellers criticised for sidelining BAME books in stores

Booksellers have been criticised for not featuring books by black, Asian and minority ethnic authors prominently enough in their stores. Read more

Vaizey: Volunteers should not replace library staff

The use of volunteers in libraries is a “win-win” situation but they should not replace paid staff, culture minister Ed Vaizey has said. Read more

BBC investigation finds 8,000 library jobs lost in six years

Widespread library closures across the UK have resulted in the loss of almost 8,000 jobs in the last six years, according to a report by... Read more

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