A BID to have the future of Huddersfield Library debated by town centre councillors has been blocked.
Labour councillor for Deighton, Ken Smith, wanted to put the 1930s building's future on the agenda at the Huddersfield area committee's meeting last Friday.
"I am disgusted that this most important matter for the town of Huddersfield has not been put on the agenda for discussion by all Huddersfield councillors," said Clr Smith.
The Deighton councillor said the matter had been discussed in secret by the council's decision-making Cabinet since April.
The motion, supported by all Labour councillors, was defeated by Liberal Democrats who said it would not be discussed in public until "there have been more developments".
Clr Molly Walton is also upset by the decision.
She said: "This means that the main council committee for Huddersfield and its sub-committee whose major function is the regeneration of Huddersfield, are making agendas which deliberately avoid the most important development in the town - all for the sake of keeping secret control by the Liberal Democrat Cabinet."
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