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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
7 Jun 2019To make a positive change to youth work in Scotland, young people would like to see more: funding, awareness of youth work opportunities amongst young people, accessibility of youth work, youth workers, opportunities for young people, and training for youth workers.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Sport and Leisure-

SYP’s Youth Work and Me report

23 May 2019We believe that FOISA should benefit from an extension in scope would extend the scope of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act to private companies that have public contracts as well as other organisations that provide public services such as housing associations.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Justice-

SYP’s response to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 review by the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee [May 2019]

10 May 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the new Scottish Alcohol and Drug Strategy should explore drug regulation and community models to reduce substance use in young people, alongside a greater investment in youth work and police services.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing; Justice-

The Road to Recovery Refresh – Views from the Scottish Youth Parliament Justice Committee by Crew from SYP65 [May 2019]

10 May 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that recovery from drug and alcohol addictions should be supported through community education as well as through universally accessible person-centered mental health services, accommodation for homeless people in recovery, helplines and clean needles.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing; Justice-

The Road to Recovery Refresh – Views from the Scottish Youth Parliament Justice Committee by Crew from SYP65 [May 2019]

10 May 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that decision makers should consult with the public and community, medical professionals and support charities working with people who take drugs to create effective strategies and initiatives.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing; Justice-

The Road to Recovery Refresh – Views from the Scottish Youth Parliament Justice Committee by Crew from SYP65 [May 2019]

10 May 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the fear, stigma and shame culture surrounding drugs should be tackled through rational discussion within communities.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing; Justice-

The Road to Recovery Refresh – Views from the Scottish Youth Parliament Justice Committee by Crew from SYP65 [May 2019]

10 May 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that drugs education should be promoted in schools from a young age through peer-education programmes and health and wellbeing, including sports.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning; Health and Wellbeing; Justice-

The Road to Recovery Refresh – Views from the Scottish Youth Parliament Justice Committee by Crew from SYP65 [May 2019]

19 Apr 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that young people should be able to access a specialist health support more easily through their GP, especially a Mental Health Worker.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing-

SYP’s response to ‘What does primary care look like for the next generation?: Inquiry by the Health and Sport Committee at the Scottish Parliament [April 2019]

19 Apr 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that, in the future, healthcare appointments should be sent by email / text / social media and prescription notifications sent to your smartphone or tablet to benefit young people with busy lives.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing-

SYP’s response to ‘What does primary care look like for the next generation?: Inquiry by the Health and Sport Committee at the Scottish Parliament [April 2019]

19 Apr 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that optional video services such as Skype or FaceTime (or similar video service) for a GP appointment should be considered for the future to support young carers, young people living in rural or remote areas as well as young people with disabilities or mental health problems, making it easier to attend a GP appointment.RecommendationHealth and Wellbeing-

SYP’s response to ‘What does primary care look like for the next generation?: Inquiry by the Health and Sport Committee at the Scottish Parliament [April 2019]

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