The National Library of Scotland's Board of Trustees has responded to the public consultation on reforming the Library's founding legislation. Held by the Scottish Government, the recent consultation focused on proposals which would modernise the 1925 National Library of Scotland Act.
NLS Trustees have agreed to modernise the Board and reduce the number of Trustees from the present level of 32. However, they disagree with the proposal that Scottish Ministers should be able to 'direct' the Library. Read the Trustees' response to NLS consultation.
8 July 2010