A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

Campaigns

2016

2014-2015

Among a number of activities in 2014-2015, the Literature Forum for Scotland (now Literature Alliance Scotland) initiated and/or gave its support to:

  • Submission in support of petition to the Petitions Committee, Scottish Parliament, proposing a national strategy for school libraries in Scotland (December 2015)
  • Letter to Fife Council about proposed library closures (August 2015)
  • The ‘Every Child a Member’ initiative which aims to enable every child in Scotland to be automatically enrolled in their local library, as called for by Marc Lambert, Director of Scottish Book Trust, at the start of Book Week Scotland 2014, and which is now being piloted by local authorities through Scotland (December 2014)
  • Submission to the Creative Scotland Literature and Publishing Sector Review (December 2014)
  • Submission to the proposal for a National Strategy for Public Libraries in Scotland (November 2014)
  • Submission to the Smith Commission (October 2014)
  • Submission to the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee on Scotland’s Educational and Cultural Future (March 2014)
  • Letter to Dumfries and Galloway Council about proposed library reductions (March 2014)