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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament calls on Transport Scotland to put in place adequate and effective contingency plans for when road and rail closures are in place to minimise disruption as much as possible.StatementTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs85%

Members’ Motion by Neal McCulloch MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that local authorities have a duty to ensure the safety of people in wheelchairs, and calls on local authorities to put in place a minimum pavement width to ensure people in wheelchairs can travel without difficultyStatementEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing88%

Members’ Motion by Katie Talent MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that access to clean drinking water is essential for the realisation of all human rights, and therefore calls on all schools to provide their students and staff with accessible facilities for the provision of free tap water.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights93%

Members’ Motion by Becky Gillan MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the ‘Give Me Five’ campaign which aims to increase child benefit by £5 every week, and therefore calls on the Scottish Government to increase child benefit in Scotland.StatementSocial Security61%

Members’ Motion by Bailey-Lee Robb MSYP and Zanib Ahmad MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the proposed reforms to the Gender Recognition Act 2004, and will work with other organisations to ensure that non-binary identities are recognised, self-declaration becomes the model for gender recognition, and the age restriction is reduced to 16.StatementEqualities and Human Rights71%

Members’ Motion by Ezra Wilson MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament condemns anti-Catholic bigotry and anti-Irish racism in all its forms, and calls on the Scottish Government to reform hate crime legislation, invest more money and take greater action in tackling anti-Catholic bigotry and anti-Irish racism.StatementEqualities and Human Rights64%

Members’ Motion by Chris Costello MSYP

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that students should not be unfairly disadvantaged in their studies due to illness or injury, and therefore calls on teachers to ensure that pupils who are absent from school due to health-related issues are provided with detailed coursework notes and support from the appropriate teachers/tutors.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Health and Wellbeing91%

Joint Committee Motion by the Health and Wellbeing and Education and Lifelong Learning Committees

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that more housing should be brought into public ownership to tackle homelessness and allow for as many people as possible to be homed or to reach the housing ladder.StatementSocial Security75%

Committee Motion by the Social Security Committee

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all young people should have equal access and awareness of cultural opportunities within their area through appropriate advertising by local authorities and others.StatementCulture and Media84%

Committee Motion by the Culture and Media Committee

17 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes and calls on the Scottish Government and local authorities to ensure participation in sport must be maintained, and that barriers facing young people in our most socially deprived areas have to be minimised.StatementSport and Leisure82%

Committee Motion by the Sport and Leisure Committee

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