More cuts: Library closure challenge fails – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted October 21st, 2011 in appeals, budgets, children, injunctions, judicial review, libraries, local government, news by sally

“The duty to provide library services for children was one of the key arguments advanced by campaigners in Brent challenging the council’s decision to close 6 of its 12 libraries. Reliance was placed upon section 7 of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964. This requires local authorities to provide a comprehensive and efficient library service.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 20th October 2011