You might also want to read an excellent blog post by Trafford-based journalist Flic Everett on the Trafford Labour Party blog.
“Volunteer” is such a cheerful word. It conjures up smiling, retired ladies, keen to do their bit for the community, or eager Dads getting up at dawn, to coach the local under-nines. What it does not, and should never mean, however, is an army of the untrained and unpaid, replacing employees who have devoted their lives to doing their jobs well.
(Please note: HOOT Library is not aligned to any political party. We will however accept support from across the political spectrum)