UK library news

Carillion loses Hounslow libraries, effective from 1 August 2017

Hounslow libraries will be brought back in-house, and will no longer be run by Carillion ( CCS) …

News was first announced in a tweet by Alan Wylie, who runs Stop the Privatisation of Public Libraries, based on a sound source.

See the string at: https://twitter.com/wylie_alan/status/883351605822795776

Ian Anstice of Public Libraries News, has confirmed this to be true.  The change will take effect from August 1, 2017. Libraries in Hounslow will be brought back in-house.

See: http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2017/07/breaking-news-carillion-loses-hounslow-libraries.html  for details and the background to Carillion and libraries.

Alan Wylie has also run a number of posts on Carillion in libraries, which you can find here.

What will happen now regarding the other contracts Carillion holds?

Watch this space.

 

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