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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all young people should be able to benefit from the highest quality of education regardless of their ability to pay for it, and calls for the provision of private education at all levels in Scotland to be abolished.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning60%

Members’ Motion by Keiran O’Neill MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that Islamophobia is a serious issue for young people, which negatively impacts on young Muslims and their families. SYP therefore calls on the Scottish Government to take action by supporting the work of grassroots organisations such as FOSIS in tackling religious bigotry and hatred.StatementEqualities and Human Rights81%

Members’ Motion by Fatima Bari MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament commends the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, and all of his staff, for their inclusive consultation and powerful representation of young people in Scotland during the production of their revised Strategic Plan; and believes that SYP should continue to work closely with the Commissioner to advance children and young people’s rights in Scotland.StatementEqualities and Human Rights91%

Members’ Motion by Robert McCall MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that Community Councils should be empowered and funded with adequate resources to a base level to ensure that they can properly fulfil their roles as the first tier of local government in Scotland; and urges local and central government to work together to ensure that Community Councils can operate more effectively.StatementUK, Europe and External Relations57%

Members’ Motion by Aaran McDonald MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament is deeply concerned at reports that 36 out of 53 Commonwealth countries have legislation and policies which are discriminatory against LGBTQI+ people; and therefore supports the work of The Commonwealth Equality Network towards achieving greater progress on LGBTQI+ rights in these countries.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations89%

Members’ Motion by Sarah Quinn MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all local authorities should have in place a formal structure to consult young people on decisions that will affect them, which includes a youth representative on key committees such as Education and Planning.StatementEqualities and Human Rights93%

Members’ Motion by Calum McArthur MSYP and Jack Norquoy MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the Food365 scheme that is being piloted in North Lanarkshire is a positive step towards tackling child hunger and should be replicated where possible across Scotland.StatementHealth and Wellbeing; Social Security87%

Members’ Motion by Chris Costello MSYP

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that there should be a greater awareness of the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); and that national and local government, and the NHS, should seek to raise awareness, and invest in initiatives using a human rights based approach which promote safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments which can have a positive impact on a broad range of problems and on the development of skills that will help children and young people reach their full potential.Statement-91%

Members’ Motion by Bailey-Lee Robb MSYP,

9 Jun 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that vehicles used for school transport should be held to a higher minimum standard of quality and safety than at present.StatementTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs92%

Members’ Motion by Ryan Kelly MSYP and Jack Campbell MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that young people should be taught about, and empowered to stand up for, their human rights through Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) or its equivalent in the curriculum.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights92%

Joint Committee Motion by the Education and Lifelong Learning (ELL) Committee & the Equality and Human Rights (EQU) Committee

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