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P-05-765 Keeping Current Guidelines for Religious Assemblies

Under consideration


This petition was submitted by Iraj Irfan, having collected a total of 2,231 signatures - 2,209 signatures online and 22 paper signatures in an alternative petition.


Petition text:

We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to keep religious assemblies in state schools in Wales as ‘opt-out’ and ‘wholly or mainly of a broadly Christian character’, while considering ways to ensure that they continue to be relevant to people of different faiths and no faith.


The petitioners handing over the petition to the Committee

The petitioners handing over the petition to the Committee



This petition is currently under consideration by the Petitions Committee. It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 27/06/2017.


Assembly Constituency and Region Further information

  • Cardiff West
  • South Wales Central


Further information

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 21/06/2017



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