Friday, 18 May 2012

Pressure from within Labour Party on Kensal Rise Library

In an unusual development Queens Park Labour Party has set up a petition calling on new council leader Muhammed Butt to open talks with library campaigners and All Souls College:

Petition for Kensal Rise Library


At its May AGM, Queen’s Park Labour agreed a motion supporting the new leader of Brent Council, Cllr. Muhammed Butt, to meet with Kensal Rise Library campaigners and All Souls College to see if the building can be re-opened as a reading room under community management.
The petition above states that:

We welcome the pledge made by the new Leader of Brent Council, Muhammed Butt, to host a summit with All Souls College and campaigners who are looking to take over the running of Kensal Rise Library building . 

We welcome the proposal for Brent Council to use Ward Based Working money to enable the building to be refurbished and run as a community facility 

We urge All Souls College, ( an Oxford college that has an endowment of over £230 million and owns the building ) to support this by offering the building on a rent free basis 

In addition to signing this petition, please email
To find out more about the recent magnificent events at Kensal Rise library go to the great I Spy In Queen's Park blog HERE


Anonymous said...

They are trying as hard as they can to safeguard James Denselow's seat -trying to make him look good in the eyes of the Save The Library campaigners
It's just a shame that Cllr Denselow or Cllr Adeyeye, Now our new Mayor, couldn't have spoken up before.
Kensal Rise Library is on the Boundary of their Queens Park ward.

Why do they need a petition surely they don't want e mail addresses to add to their mailing list? - Never

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