Comics try to reprieve libraries;In brief

2nd April 1999 at 01:00
BEN Elton, Alan Bennett and Harry Enfield are threatening to join a celebrity sit-in to stop Camden Council closing three of its thirteen public libraries. The council says libraries in Chark Farm, Belsize Park and Kilburn are under-used. But campaigners are mounting a legal challenge, saying closure contravenes 1964 legislation requiring an efficient and comprehensive library service.

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