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

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 73 paper signatures = 1,436 signatures.

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 04/06/2015