Petition update

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Friends of the Library of Birmingham
United Kingdom

Dec 20, 2014 — First of all thank you for signing this important petition.

Spread the word - keep this online petition going:

Please ask friends and contacts to sign this petition and share it via social media. Given the popularity of the Library and the scale of the proposed cuts this needs to be a really big petition to be effective and be taken note of.

Respond to the Budget consultation:

Birmingham City Council is consulting on its Budget proposals for 2015-16, including the cuts to the Library of Birmingham until 12th January. It is really important that the Council see the breadth of opposition to these library cuts. Please do respond and make the case against cutting our library services.

The best way to have your say is by completing the online survey. www.birminghambeheard.org.uk/budget/2015
You could also:
i) e-mail budget.views@birmingham.gov.uk
ii) text ‘Budget’ followed by a space and your message to 07786 200 403
iii) write to Budget Views, Room M49, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB

West Midlands Writers Guild statement on the LoB
The local Writers Guild has issued a fantastic statement on the cuts to the LoB and issued a rallying call for action which has been reported in this weeks Birmingham Post.
www.writersguild.org.uk/news-a-features/general/554-writers-guild-condemns-birmingham-library-cuts

See also the statement What future for the Library of Birmingham? from the Freinds of the Birmingham Archive and Heritage
www.fobah.org/what-future-for-the-library-of-birmingham/


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