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Mayor of Lewisham warns of unavoidable changes to libraries
11:00am Sunday 30th January 2011 in News
CHANGE in the way libraries are provided is “unavoidable”, Lewisham’s mayor has warned.
Writing for a local government website, Sir Steve Bullock said: “There is no escaping the fact that some of the services we provide, particularly to young and old, are pretty much matters of life and death.”
He added: “We need to rethink what constitutes an acceptable level of provision for those services which contribute to the vitality of our communities, but are not essential on a day-to-day basis.
“Library services are inevitably going to be part of that consideration.”