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Libraries support people, communities and society as a whole by providing access to books and literature, and, increasingly, to modern te
Yes. Mobile libraries, particularly in rural areas, can be extremely useful.
We have a long history of collaborating with European partners through multilateral and bilateral initiatives across education, civil soc
I thank the hon. Gentleman for his charming invitation to Derbyshire. I am always pleased to visit.
Yes, I will. I welcome the county council’s position.
I refer the Hon Member to my response during Topical questions today in the Chamber.
I congratulate the hon. Gentleman and his local authority. I am pleased to say that I have visited Glasgow.
The Department encourages local authorities to consider a range of approaches to support and enhance the delivery of their library servic
Local authorities in England have a statutory duty under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 to provide a “comprehensive and effici
I understand that the DWP made that decision with regard to jobcentres in order to rationalise, with larger jobcentres rather than smalle