Clegg’s anger over library closure threat

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, joined community activists to help collect signatures for a petition against the closure of Sheffield libraries.'Nick was at Totley Library, within his Sheffield Hallam constituency, with local Liberal Democrat councillors and residents leading the campaign to save the local library.
Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, joined community activists to help collect signatures for a petition against the closure of Sheffield libraries.'Nick was at Totley Library, within his Sheffield Hallam constituency, with local Liberal Democrat councillors and residents leading the campaign to save the local library.

Deputy Prime Minister and Hallam MP Nick Clegg described the councils’ proposed closure of Totley Library as “politically vindictive.”

Meeting members of the ‘Save Totley Library’ campaign, he said: “You have no idea how angry I am. In the grand scheme of things library funding is very little money for a huge benefit, and tiny compared to the money they’re wasting on other things such as refurbishments and consultants.”