Derbyshire Mobile Library Service

Consultation opening date
13 January 2014
Consultation closing date
01 March 2014
Status: Results Available

What this consultation is about

Derbyshire Challenge (2)

We are facing budget pressures like never before and need to save £157m by 2018.
 

Reductions in Government grants, inflation and greater demands on areas of our budget for adult social care and vulnerable children mean we must re-think the way we deliver services.

It means some services will remain, some will be run differently but some will have to stop.

Four potential options to make savings on mobile library services were approved for consultation by our Cabinet in December and residents were asked to have their say in a two-stage process.

At The Stage 1 a questionnaire asked for:

  • your views about these proposals
  • your ideas about other ways we could save money on library services
  • your ideas about how we could work with the community to minimise the effects of a reduced mobile library service on local people, especially the most vulnerable, including those who would find it difficult to get to a branch library.

As a result of the Stage 1 consultation, we are now proposing to retain a service operated by two vehicles working to a monthly timetable.

By looking at the draft service timetable and completing the accompanying questionnaire, you can now give us your views on this proposal. You can complete the questionnaire via the Derbyshire Mobile Library Service - Stage 2 (opens in a new window) web page. 


What else do you need to know?

The following document is in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)


How to take part

We are carrying out this consultation in the following ways:

  • Questionnaire - Online
  • Questionnaire - Paper

Who is the consultation aimed at?

Which part of Derbyshire is this consultation aimed at?

  • All Derbyshire (excluding Derby City)

Generally, who is this consultation aimed at?

  • All

How will we let you know the results?

Feedback about this consultation will be available by the following methods:

  • Derbyshire County Council website

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