The Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Ed Vaizey has called in Isle of Wight council officials to explain their library closures plan.
In a letter from the Minister to Island MP Andrew Turner, he thanks Island resident, Dave Quigley for bringing the situation to his attention and supplying relevant information.
He goes on to say, “At my request officers of Isle of Wight Council have been asked to come in to the Department to present their plans for their library service to DCMS officials.”
Legal action still going ahead
Readers may remember that the lawyers acting on behalf of an Island resident are in the process of filing papers in the High Court against the council for the proposed closure of five libraries and reduced opening times of another four.
We are expecting to hear more on the progress of this shortly.
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