Click here to see evidence of Barnet's extreme false economy here.
10,000 people in East Finchley alone borrowed a book last year but only 11,000 people in ALL OF BARNET are registered for staff-less libraries
9 AUG, 2017 URGENT:
UK GDP will be £32bn higher by 2024 if all children
are reading well by age 11.
A child who visits a library is twice as likely
to be a fluent reader
Four million kids in the UK do not have a single book at home.
BARNET'S CUTS COST MORE THAN THE PREVIOUS SERVICE
Barnet is spending £14m to 'save' £2.2m
1 Aug 2017: Breaking news:
DCMS writes to Barnet Council confirming complaint is being treated formally.Click here for details
Breaking news: 6 Dec 2016
Barnet Tories vote tonight to sack professional library staff - three weeks before Christmas - in order to replace with CCTV & unidentified unpaid labour despite vigorous community objections
Barnet knows their cuts will reduce library usage by 75%