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  1. Protect library services by ringfencing government funding for libraries.

    The government responded on 8 November 2018

    The Government is committed to supporting a sustainable long-term future for libraries. Councils retain flexibility over funding decisions so libraries can be resilient and equipped to meet local need

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  2. Reduce VAT to 5% on repairs and approved alterations to listed buildings.

    The government responded on 8 November 2018

    We recognise the valuable contribution to UK Heritage made by owners of listed buildings. We continue to promote our country’s heritage and we will ensure that everyone can enjoy and benefit from it.

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  3. Require supermarkets to offer a plastic-free option for all their fruit & veg.

    The government responded on 7 November 2018

    We are working with retailers and the Waste and Resources Action Programme to explore the potential for the introduction of plastic-free initiatives in supermarkets in which fresh food is sold loose.

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