Pulping machines exist to destroy the books from libraries closed under Tory watch.  In April 2021, Cressida Cowell wrote to Boris Johnson: “Millions of children, particularly those from the poorest communities … are missing out on opportunities to discover the life-changing magic of reading. Decades of research show a reader for pleasure is more likely to be happier, healthier, to do better at school, and to vote – all irrespective of background.”