Tag: Nicky Morgan

Library News Round-up: 2 September 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 1st SeptemberNational Libraries Day set for 6th Februaryhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/national-libraries-day-set-6th-february-310211Public Libraries News : 1st SeptemberEditorial | Libraries change lives, but soon probably not in Herefordshirehttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/09/libraries-change-lives-but-soon-probably-not-in-herefordshire.htmlLeicester Mercury : 1st SeptemberLetter | Libraries cut to the bonethe word “library” to be deleted from staff job…

Library News Round-up: 1 September 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 1st SeptemberMichael Rosen | Dear Ms Morgan: there’s no point giving children tickets for closed librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/sep/01/morgan-child-library-ticketTHE GUARDIAN: 1st SeptemberLocal authorities ‘cannot cope with further cuts’http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/01/local-government-association-cannot-cope-further-cuts Evening Standard : 1st SeptemberJeremy Corbyn hails arts as ‘vital to health’ and pledges…

Library News Round-up: 27 August 2015

CILIP : 27th AugustCILIP calls on Councils to consider social & economic impact of library cuts when balancing the booksResponding to the Department for Communities & Local Government’s release of the provisional 2014/15 annual income and expenditure figures for Local…

Library News Round-up: 23 August 2015

THE INDEPENDENT : 23rd AugustCelebrity endorsements won’t solve illiteracy Morgan’s plans are problematic, and smack of government tendencies to hastily paper over serious cracks in educational issues. By laying blame for children’s illiteracy upon teachers, schools and parents for taking an…

Library News Round-up: 21 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 21st August Southampton Council accused of political point scoring over libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/southampton-council-accused-making-political-point-over-library-closures-309745  Leicester Mercury : 21st August UNISON accuses Leicester City Council of planning to decimate library services through cost-cuttinghttp://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/UNISON-accuses-Leicester-City-Council-planning/story-27652166-detail/story.html THE BOOKSELLER : 20th AugustPullman blasts government over status…

Library News Round-up: 20 August 2015

Alan Gibbons Blog : 19th AugustAlan’s Letter to Nicky Morganhttp://alangibbons.net/2015/08/letter-to-nicky-morgan/Public Libraries News : 19th AugustSpecial: Automatic English child library membership? No, not really.http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/08/special-automatic-english-child-library-membership-no-not-really.htmlLeon’s Library Blog : 20th AugustWhat is comprehensive & efficient? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/08/20/what-is-comprehensive-efficient/ …Fife Today : 20th AugustCould communities unwittingly undermine efforts to…

Library News Round-up: 19 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th AugustCampaigners welcome literacy drive but condemn government hypocrisy http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-article-309716DAILY TELEGRAPH : 19th AugustEvery child in England to be enrolled in a local library, Nicky Morgan sayshttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/11810700/Every-child-in-England-to-be-enrolled-in-a-local-library-Nicky-Morgan-says.htmlSchools Week : 19th AugustNicky Morgan’s library campaign branded a ‘hollow gesture’…

Library News Round-up: 1 February 2015

SUNDAY TIMES : 1st February Business Section – big article (p.12) by Luke Johnson, Sieghart Panellist Cabbie, drive to the future or we’ll be in a rotten state BBC News : 1st February Prison ‘book ban’ rule relaxed http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31083737 BBC…

Library News Round-up: 11 December 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th DecemberTom Tivnan | Blog – The library of the future?Tom Tivnan is the Features Editor at The Booksellerhttp://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/library-futureTHE GUARDIAN : 10th DecemberBirmingham turns page on glittering new library as staff and hours slashed Shock at plans for Europe’s biggest…

Library News Round-up: 30th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter BBC News : 30th January Council budgets: Watchdog warns of front-line cuts The National Audit…