The UK is the only one of the 27 member states in the EU to allow it's army to actively recruit in it's schools. If you would like this practice to end in Welsh schools then please sign the following petition launched in June by Cymdeithas y Cymod (the Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales).
We call on the National Assembly to urge the Welsh Government to recommend that the armed forces should not go into schools to recruit.Sign here.
Britain is the only country in the European Union that allows a military presence in its schools. Britain is the only country of the 27 European Union countries to recruit 16-year-old children to the armed forces. The armed forces target their recruitment in schools in the most deprived areas of Wales.