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Music: Young People

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many young people were mentored as part of the Music Mentoring initiative in each of the last three years. (255907)

Youth Music is unable to provide the information in the form requested. However, Youth Music has advised that, in the period 2006-08, a total of 1,627 young people received one-to-one, small group, and large group mentoring; and 166 young people were engaged as peer mentors and were also mentored. In the period 2008-09, a total of 764 young people have so far received one-to-one and small group mentoring, with 81 young people working as peer mentors.