Karl McCartney – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Culture Media and Sport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Karl McCartney on 2014-06-18.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of local authority funding for the staffing of libraries.

Mr Edward Vaizey

Public libraries are funded and run by local authorities and it is for each local authority to determine at a local level how much they spend on libraries and how to manage and deliver the service, including decisions about expenditure on staffing.