Welsh Assembly to fund BookTrust in Wales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:40 The Welsh Assembly has pledged to fund the BookStart programme next year , just months after it was threatened with having its funding cut. The government announced in January it would "continue to fund Booktrust book-gifting programmes in the future" after rowing back on plans to cut £13m of funding from the book charity's bookgifting programmes. The money was used for programmes such as Bookstart, which provide book packs to babies and primary school children. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:40 The Welsh Assembly has pledged to fund the BookStart programme next year , just months after it was threatened with having its funding cut. The government announced in January it would "continue to fund Booktrust book-gifting... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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