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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that ScotRail 16 - 25 discount railcards should be made available to all of Scotland's young people at no cost.StatementTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs76%

Committee Motion by the Transport, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that high quality, robust training on how to identify and support young people experiencing mental health difficulties should be a mandatory component of teacher training.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Health and Wellbeing87%

Committee Motion by the Health and Wellbeing Committee

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that it should be mandatory for local or central government to subsidise the cost of UCAS applications for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work; Social Security-

Joint Members’ Motion by Sarah Quinn MSYP and Chris Costello MSYP.

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all citizens should be provided with a guaranteed minimum of income support to ensure that no individual faces financial hardship; and therefore supports the principles of Universal Basic Income to ensure all citizens, no matter what their circumstances, are able to live with dignity and economic security.StatementSocial Security77%

Members’ Motion by Keiran O’Neill MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the increased centralisation of our healthcare system is resulting in the closure of some local wards and hospitals, and that this could have a negative impact on young people and other hospital users.StatementHealth and Wellbeing; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work98%

Members’ Motion by Josh Kennedy MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that teachers should receive specific training on how to tackle homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying in schools.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights82%

Members’ Motion by Sarah Quinn MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the work of organisations like “Abused Men in Scotland” (AMIS); and believes that there should be increased assistance to male victims of domestic abuse.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Justice95%

Joint Members’ Motion by Huw Sherrard MSYP and Kai Green MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that there should be a greater awareness that children and young people growing up in Scotland’s care system are at a greater risk of poor mental health outcomes than the wider population. The Scottish Government and NHS Scotland should work with relevant organisations to ensure that the needs of these young people are being met with accessible, sustainable and high quality mental health services.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing; Social Security99%

Joint Members’ Motion  by Helen Johnston MSYP and Ryan McShane MSYP

14 Apr 2018The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that Religious Education and school assemblies in non-denominational secondary schools should include material from a variety of different belief systems in order to help promote and teach pupils about these and their cultural traditions.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights89%

Members’ Motion by Lucy Penman MSYP

28 Oct 2017The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that, in order to promote positive relationships between young people and alcohol, young people between the ages of 16 and 18 should be able to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages at specific times and locations.StatementHealth and Wellbeing51%

Members’ Motion  by Robert McCall MSYP

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