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From The Socialist newspaper, 27 March 2019

Worcester library cuts: staff not even consulted

The threatened St John's Library, Worcester, photo Philip Halling/St John's Library/CC

The threatened St John's Library, Worcester, photo Philip Halling/St John's Library/CC   (Click to enlarge)

28 people came to Worcester Socialist Party's second, very successful public meeting over the threats to library services.

A rep for public sector union Unison in Worcestershire County Council explained that although there has been a 'consultation' over cuts to services, no consultation has been held with staff!

Everyone was keen to help and we made plans for the next steps in the campaign to save our libraries.

Ruthie McNally, Worcester Socialist Party

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