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e-Petition: Wales is Rapidly Losing its Musical Reputation and Heritage

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* We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to produce an urgent National Plan for Music Education with dedicated central funding in line with the rest of the UK. This will ensure that affordable musical instrument and vocal tuition is available as a right for all children in Wales.

* The Music Services in Wales are integral to the development of Music Education as part of the creative curriculum across all domains.

* The contribution made by the Music Industry and Music Services to the economy and the well-being of the people of Wales is too important to ignore.

* Young people in Wales studying music at A-level has halved in 10 years while GCSE entries have fallen by 40%.

* Austerity is not an excuse for the Welsh Government to allow the decline of Music Services. Austerity should be the reason to invest in the equality of access for all and the sustainability of our communities.

Please sign this petition to support the campaign to stop the decline of Music Education in Wales. 
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Petition details

Petition Status: Currently being considered by the Committee
Petition Start Date: 20/11/2018
Open until midday on: 17/05/2019

 

Petition Signatories

Total signatures: 1743

Name Constituency or Area of residence Date
Alyson Crabb Swansea East 16/05/2019
Andrew Gaffey Cardiff North 15/05/2019
Anonymous Brecon and Radnorshire 14/05/2019
Mrs Mr Davis Islwyn 09/05/2019
Gwenan Rhys Price Ceredigion 30/04/2019
Hugh Gwynne Dwyfor Meirionnydd 29/04/2019
Delyth Hopkins Evans Ceredigion 29/04/2019
Douglas Roberts Castell-nedd 29/04/2019
Meilyr Wyn Arfon 29/04/2019
Alwyn Humphreys De Caerdydd a Phenarth 29/04/2019
Eilir Owen Griffiths Pontypridd 29/04/2019
Ruth Myfanwy Arfon 29/04/2019
Ruth Parker Aberconwy 22/04/2019
Anonymous Cardiff North 21/04/2019
Anonymous Clwyd West 17/04/2019
Kate Stimpson Wakefield 15/04/2019
Anonymous Huddersfield 15/04/2019
Claire Grainger Huddersfield 15/04/2019
Rebecca Wilton-Jones Cardiff North 14/04/2019
Anonymous Arfon 14/04/2019
Keith Jones Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 12/04/2019
David John Hughes Ynys Mon 10/04/2019
Lois Wiegand Delyn 09/04/2019
Anonymous Alyn and Deeside 09/04/2019
Peter Edwards Delyn 09/04/2019

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