Libraries News Round-up: 10th September 2013

No Confidence in Ed Vaizey : 10th September
Bob Usherwood: our professional duty to support the motion
Inside Moray : 10th September
Opposition gathers as Moray Council admit legal challenge likely
The Scotsman : 10th September
Half of Moray’s libraries to close under cuts plan
BBC News : 10th September
Seven Moray libraries to be closed down
Northern Scot : 10th September

Moray | Council vote to close seven libraries
SNP Councillor Mike Shand said he was staggered by the “arrogance and ignorance” of the administration group.  He claimed they had “callously disregarded” the needs of some of the most vulnerable people in society.
http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Council-vote-to-close-seven-libraries-10092013.htm

STV News : 10th September
Council to press ahead with controversial library closures across area
They also voted to withdraw one of two mobile library vans as part of a £357,000 saving in the libraries service.
The Northern Scot : 10th September
Moray | Library closure u-turn by council
Moray Councillors are set to do a partial u-turn on the proposed closure of community libraries.  A special meeting of the full council is due to debate this morning plans to close seven libraries.  http://www.northern-scot.co.uk/News/Library-closure-u-turn-by-council-10092013.htm

Champion News : 9th September
Sefton Library closures ‘discrimination’
This Is Croydon : 10th September
Vote 2014: Where does Labour stand in Croydon?
Can you categorically rule out closing any of Croydon’s libraries in your next term, if elected?
“I can categorically rule out closing any libraries. We will also look pull out of the contract with John Laing [which has an agreement to run libraries for the council]. I want to see the libraries back initially under the arm of the council and then we want to see a model where local communities, if they want to, can take control and run their libraries.”
http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/VOTE-2014-does-Labour-stand-Croydon/story-19761926-detail/story.html#axzz2eUDUpvCu

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