Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Public Libraries

Mike Wood: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to support library provision.


Rob Wilson (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport):

The Government, together with the Local Government Association, set up the Leadership for Libraries Taskforce in 2015. The Taskforce has already published Toolkits and case studies to assist local authorities. We have also been developing, with the Taskforce, a draft vision and action plan for public libraries in England and this will be published shortly.