Local Authority Library and Leisure Services

The Local Government and Housing Committee published its report on Local Authority Leisure and Library Services on 20 July 2023. (PDF 1.4MB)


The terms of reference for the inquiry were to look at:


>>>   The current state of local authority leisure and library service provision;

>>>   The financial and operational challenges facing local authorities to maintain these vital community services;

>>>   Local authority arrangements and exit strategies where alternative delivery models utilised are unsuccessful;

>>>   How the provision of other services provided by local authorities interact with leisure and library services;

>>>   How local authorities use alternative models of service delivery in Wales, and the perceived benefits associated with them;

>>>   Good practice to ensure sustainability of local leisure and library services for future generations.


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First published: 03/02/2023