§ 19. Mr. Simon Coombs
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what representations he has received on the teaching of music as part of the national curriculum; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Robin Squire
We have received no recent representations. My right hon. Friend expects to receive advice from the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority in April about new statutory requirements for music in the light of Sir Ron Dearing's recent review of the national curriculum.