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Music Education in England

Published Monday, July 15, 2019

At 9.30 am on 17 July 2019 there will be a debate on music education in England led by James Frith MP. The debate will take place in Westminster Hall.

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Ahead of this debate, the library has produced a debate pack to aid proceedings.


This debate pack covers the following areas in relation to music education in England:

  • Music in the curriculum
  • Current and previous Government policy
  • Funding for music education
  • Concerns about music provision in schools


This debate pack also provides news articles and parliamentary material that may be helpful for this debate.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0189

Authors: Nerys Roberts; Michael O'Donnell

Topics: Local authorities: education, Ofsted, Performing arts, Schools

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