Correspondence

Decision letter on local inquiry into library provision in the London Borough of Lewisham

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Letter from Culture Minister Ed Vaizey to Mayor of Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock, explaining the Culture Secretary's decision on a local inquiry into Lewisham library provision.

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The Secretary of State has considered whether to intervene by directing an inquiry under the Museums and Libraries Act 1964 into the changes in the library provision in the London Borough of Lewisham. The Secretary of State has decided not to direct a local inquiry for the reasons set out in this letter.