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Fresh fears for libraries as councils face £5.8bn funding gap

Fresh fears for the future of libraries have emerged with the revelation that local councils are facing a £5.8bn spending gap by 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council protected, national business rates scrapped in Spending Review

The Arts Council will have its funding protected under the Spending Review, while business rates will be devolved to local councils. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade braced for Spending Review cuts

The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library campaigners have warned that further cuts to local councils could “all but destroy the public library service as we know it.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High streets to benefit from rates 'revolution'

High streets will be revitalised once local councils are allowed to keep the £26bn raised from business rates, the Chancellor George Osborne has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 a Westminster Hall debate on public libraries yesterday (19th December), Brown, a Labour MP for West Ham,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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