§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will discuss with the officers of the national library of Wales the adequacy of the number of staff it can currently employ to meet its responsibilities; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hague
The Under-Secretary of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Clwyd, North-West (Mr. Richards), met library officers on 27 March to review its 1996–97 operational plan, including proposed staffing. The library's grant in aid for 1996–97 includes additional funding for operation of the third library building, including provision for additional staff.