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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
26 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the Paris Agreement, and urges the Scottish and UK Governments to continue to work with other nations to ensure that tackling climate change remains a global priority.StatementTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs74%

Committee Motion by the Transport, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

26 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the UK Government’s anti-radicalisation strategy, “Prevent”, is counter-productive and discriminates against the Muslim community; and calls on the UK Government to hold a thorough review of the strategy to ensure it meets international human rights standards, in particular the principle of non-discrimination.StatementEqualities and Human Rights61%

Committee Motion by the Equalities Committee

26 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament endorses Reach, a website which provides advice and support for young people having a hard time at school; and encourages education authorities to raise awareness of the website as a resource for young people.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning84%

Committee Motion by the Education and Lifelong Learning Committee

26 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament recognises the efforts of Police Scotland to increase its diversity, but believes that more concerted action needs to be taken to ensure the police force is truly representative of the communities it serves.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Justice78%

Committee Motion by the Justice Committee

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the re-introduction of statutory child poverty targets for Scotland.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament welcomes the introduction of income-based targets as outlined in the Bill, and believes that for the most part, they are appropriate.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the 2030 targets should not be seen as an end result in themselves. It should be made explicit in the Bill that new targets will be set following the proposed targets being met.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the Scottish Government should consider including statutory interim targets in the delivery plans for the periods outlined in section 7 of the Bill.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Government should ensure that progress reports are young person-friendly and promoted to children and young people, so that children and young people are involved in holding the Government to account.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

23 Mar 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament agrees with the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland that there is a need for an independent body to provide expert scrutiny and oversight of the Bill, including a duty to publish an annual report setting out its views on the progress made towards the income targets. The national poverty and inequality commission should fulfill this function. We endorse CPAG in Scotland’s assertion that there should be legislative underpinning to ensure that this body is able to be critical of the government when needed.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security-

Response to Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill – stage 1

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