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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
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

1 Jan 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that young people must be involved in and their views taken into account in the decision regarding the model of pupil participation within their school, and any model must ensure that young people’s United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child rights are being respected, protected and fulfilled.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights-

SYP’s response to Empowering Schools: A Consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

[January 2018]

Extended by Conveners Group 20th January 2019

 

1 Dec 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament agrees with the majority of the parking zone exemptions proposed in the Transport (Scotland) Bill.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Letter to Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee with consultation findings on Transport (Scotland) Bill [November 2018]

Extended by Conveners Group 20th January 2019

1 Nov 2018Children and young people should be provided with information about their rights all the time (through human rights education), in case they are ever interviewed by the police, as well as before any police interview begins, and during, especially if the interview spans multiple sessions.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights-

SYP’s additional response to the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill [November 2018]

Extended by Conveners Group 20th January 2019

1 Nov 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that activity focussed on philanthropy and social activism should be part of the core secondary curriculum.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

Results of a nationwide survey by the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) and the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) [November 2018]

Extended by Conveners Group 20th January 2019

1 Nov 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the benefits of volunteering should be promoted to young people, and pathways and platforms should be provided to allow them to make a difference.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

Results of a nationwide survey by the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) and the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) [November 2018]

Extended by Conveners Group 20th January 2019

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