No one knows when any of our Cabinet members last picked up a hardcover book and read it all the way through, but anything to do with balancing books seems to be a problem for this council! [ED: Bad Budget, bad joke!].
Having already 'ripped the arse' out of Peterboroughs Library services by sacking experienced librarians, replaced by mega expensive neon lit self service check out terminals, reducing the budget for new books and ramping up interlibrary fees (but keeping the central heating on 24/7 at Stanground), turning a totally blind eye to jihadist-style website viewing on computer banks at the Central Library.
And placing the lot in the hands of another money pit Vivacity comes the news from the Cabinet meeting earlier today that no further cuts are to be made to the mobile library service, although Cllr Seaton might well set up some honesty boxes at the back soliciting donations from trusting senior citizens to plug financial black holes, in an attempt to balance up his soon to fail budget! That is all....
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