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Library Crisis: Ed Vaizey Says Staff Cuts An 'opportunity'

Posted at 4:19PM Tuesday 13 Mar 2012

Cuts to professional library staff across the country should be seen as an opportunity rather than a failure of the service, the culture minister claimed.

Ed Vaizey was giving evidence to the culture, media and sport committee as part of its inquiry into library closures on the day authors and anti-cuts protesters rallied outside parliament.

ibtimes.co.uk





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