(Scotland on Sunday) Scotland’s charges for music tuition in schools may be in danger of contravening the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child, according to the Scottish ­Government’s children’s ­commissioner.

Tam Baillie says that children should be afforded equal opportunities in music lessons, no matter their background.

Indicating his support for Scotland on Sunday’s Let The Children Play campaign, Baillie says: “We have an obligation to uphold children’s rights as mapped out in UNCRC. It’s really important because it’s about the development of the whole child.

Note: Read our discussion guidelines before commenting.