Lies, Damn Lies, and Library Transformation

From Wembley Matters blog:

Brent Council’s dismal record of misinformation and disinformation over public libraries, which started of course with the misleadingly named ‘Transformation Project’, has been highlighted again today.

The Brent Magazine, which is still flopping through letter boxes, claimed that all Brent residents were 1.5 miles from a library. Toni McConville, Director of Customer and Community Engagement for Brent Council said:

The information about the 1.5 mile distance that residents would need to travel to a library was provided by the Library Service. An assumption was wrongly made that this meant one of the council’s remaining libraries rather than a library in the vicinity.

I’m sorry for the error and have pointed it out to the communications team so that the mistake is not repeated

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Posted on November 4, 2011, in Brent Council, In the News and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.

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