Lords debates music education
10 November 2022
The House of Lords debated the National Plan for Music Education, on Wednesday 9 November.
Baroness Fleet (Conservative), Director and Trustee, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking in the debate included:
- Lord Berkeley of Knighton (Crossbench), Composer, and Trustee at Mid Wales Music Trust
- Lord Black of Brentford (Conservative), Chairman of the Royal College of Music
- Lord German (Liberal Democrats), Former Head of Music at several secondary schools
- Baroness Wilcox of Newport (Labour), Trustee and Chair of the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre.
Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary, at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, responded on behalf of the government.
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