P-05-1095 Implement a 2 week holiday-lockdown for schools before 24 Dec



P-05-1095 Implement a 2 week holiday-lockdown for schools before 24th December & enable family time for all


This petition was submitted by Andrew Chambers having collected a total of 10,836 signatures.


Text of Petition:                     

School are still having issues with COVID cases with whole year groups being sent home in some cases even after the recent 2 week fire break lockdown. A break of 14 days will enable some families to have that all important time over Christmas and New year to revive those family ties and gain some important mental health issues in the young and old.


Additional Information:

There is a similar petition that hopefully will be debated in England.





This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 15/12/2020.


Following recent announcements, including that secondary schools in Wales have moved to online teaching for the final week of term and primary schools in some areas have also closed early, the Committee noted that the petition has been successful in helping to highlight concerns to the Government and in the media. On the basis that there was little further action that it could take at this point the Committee agreed close the petition and thank the petitioner.


Full details of the consideration of this petitions by the committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 15/12/2020.



Senedd Constituency and Region

  • Ogmore
  • South Wales West


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Business type:

Status: Complete

First published: 10/12/2020