NDM8580 - Debate on Members’ Legislative Proposal

Tabled on 07/05/2024 | For debate on 22/05/2024

To propose that the Senedd: 

1. Notes a proposal for a political education bill.

2. Notes that the purpose of the bill would be to: 

a) ensure that all learners in schools and colleges in Wales receive specific education relating to Welsh politics and democracy;

b) require all schools and colleges ensure learners understand the importance of civic engagement in the Welsh democratic process; and

c) ensure that 16 and 17 year-olds feel more confident and knowledgeable about elections and the purpose and process of casting their vote.