More than £1m slashed from library services in Lancashire

Lancashire libraries have had their funding cut by more than £1m over the past year. The Library Campaign, a national charity, says that further cuts to stretched library services is "like taking a hammer to a wall that's already full of holes".
In real terms, libraries Lancashire were £1.45m worse off in 2017-18 than they were in 2016-17, according to financial data from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Analysis shows that council spending on libraries fell from £13.62m to £12.17m, after the figures are adjusted for inflation. That's a decrease of 11 per... read more

 
21 November 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 24
Source: Pendle Today
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