New laws to cut the size of the board which runs the National Library of Scotland have been passed by MSPs, as part of wider reforms.
Future board appointments made by ministers would be “based on merit and selection”, under the bill.
With 70,000 visits a year to the reading room and about 2.5 million calls on the digital library, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop said it was time to update the regulations under which the library operates, brought in during 1925.
Scotland: National Library Reforms Passed by Scottish Parliament
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