HC Deb 16 January 1964 vol 687 cc54-5W
50. Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Minister of Education when he proposes to introduce legislation on public libraries.

Sir E. Boyle

I intend to introduce this legislation as soon as the necessary Parliamentary time can be found.

54. Mr. Snow

asked the Minister of Education if, when considering legislation to implement the recommendations of the Roberts Committee, he will take note of the implications of the Robbing Report in regard to the quality of the service required.

Sir E. Boyle

In considering legislation I shall have regard to the value of the public library service to students in higher education as well as to many other people.