P-04-637 To Protect the Future of Youth Music in Wales

Petition wording:

We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to protect musical tuition in schools and in particular to:

•Reinstate central ring-fencing of budgets for professional instrumental tuition in schools;

•Implement a national strategy to reverse the decline of Youth Music in Wales;

•Offer the children and young people of Wales their right to receive an education that develops their unique personalities, talents and abilities to the full.

Petition raised by: The Friends of Bridgend Youth Music

Date petition first considered by Committee: 16 June 2015

Number of signatures:
1,363 Online signatures and 738 paper signatures =2,101 signatures