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9 November 2016

Library cuts: working class kids suffer most

Walsall council, in one of the poorest areas of the west Midlands, is closing 15 of its 16 libraries. Sadly, this is just one of many examples of ruthless cuts which will deny young people a future.

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1 June 2016

Library lie

A south London borough which closed two libraries to 'save' money is spending more than twice as much on security as it would have cost to keep them open

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13 January 2016

Workplace news in brief

Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Victimised postal union rep reinstated; fresh tube strikes announced; Lambeth libraries vote to walk out.

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20 May 2015

Save our 'life saver' libraries!

Protecting libraries is an important part of Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) campaigning. In Bristol, the independent mayor plans to close seven. Scandalously these cuts were fronted by the Green assistant mayor

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25 March 2015

Saving libraries: it's a page-turner!

Bristol backs books: Bristol City Council has been slammed for low school results in reading. So what does it do? It plans to close seven branch libraries, writes Sheila Caffrey.

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17 July 2013

Lincolnshire - save our libraries

Legendary US broadcaster Walter Cronkite once said that "whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation", writes Nick Parker.

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15 March 2012

Library cash goes to supermarket bosses

Following an extensive campaign and judicial review that was unfavourable to them, Gloucestershire county council (GCC) has been forced to redress its cuts programme through public consultations

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5 October 2011

Fighting library closures

Campaigners face bullying and harassment: Waltham Forest council in east London has recently spent 18 million on private consultants and agency staff

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3 August 2011

Workplace news in brief

Action to save our libraries: Planned strike action by Lambeth libraries staff for 22 July was postponed as the council management conceded that there will be no compulsory redundancies, writes Andy Tullis, Lambeth Unison.

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11 May 2011

Library cuts hit staff and users: time for action against the cuts

The library service I work for has been told to cut over 1 million. Immediately this has led to the cutting of overtime for staff and the effective scrapping of a casual pool of labour

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