NDM8042 Welsh Conservatives Debate - 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

NDM8042 Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

To propose that the Senedd:

1. Notes the European Broadcasting Union’s statement on the 17 June 2022.

2. Regrets the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest cannot be held in Ukraine due to Russia’s ongoing invasion.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to engage with the BBC and the European Broadcasting Union regarding hosting the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Wales.

European Broadcasting Union: statement on hosting of 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 Sian Gwenllian (Arfon)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Further calls on the Welsh Government to also prepare a bid for Wales to take part as a nation in its own right in the Eurovision Song Contest, furthering Wales’s presence on the international stage.

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 23/06/2022