"Over the last year more than 100 libraries have either been closed, are now
run by volunteers or have been made into social enterprises, ie privatised. Here
Paul Callanan, Socialist Party member from Greenwich, south London, describes
the onslaught by a Labour-led council carrying out government cuts. He also
explains the huge battle, led by the Unite union, including Socialist Party
members, involving possibly the first strike against cuts in libraries. "