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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
19 Apr 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that medical diagnosis App’s should not form a mandatory part of primary health care in the future due to concerns over mis-diagnoses due to the lack of physical assessment, miscommunication, accessibility and a lack of human interaction.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 2019Opt-in healthcare App’s should be developed to help make young carer’s lives easier and a mental health App should be developed to empower young people with mental health difficulties.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 2019Healthcare App’s should be developed through consultation with health professionals and patients; that these could be very useful for improving mental health outcomes; that security and privacy is ensured; that healthcare professionals and medicine keeps up with new technological developments; and that since healthcare Apps may not suitable for everyone, a flexible approach to their introduction should be adopted.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]

27 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the Scottish Government should try to minimise inequality in subject choice in rural and remote areas by investing in these schools as well as subject choice generally, and encouraging cooperation within local authorities to offer subject choices including National 4s, 5s and Advanced Highers.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

SYP’s response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee’s Inquiry into Subject Choices

27 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that greater investment and incentives are needed for teacher training generally, as well as for subjects including languages, modern studies, drama and psychology.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

SYP’s response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee’s Inquiry into Subject Choices

27 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament believes believe that pupil participation should play a key role in reviewing how subjects are chosen in schools, and that subject columns should not restrict young people from pursuing subjects which are necessary for their career aspirations.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

SYP’s response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee’s Inquiry into Subject Choices

19 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament warmly welcome the commitment in the Programme for Government 2018-19 from the First Minister to ‘incorporate the principles of the UNCRC into domestic law’; and call for a clear timetable for how this will happen (including when a draft Bill will be introduced to Parliament) to ensure the legislation is able to receive Royal Assent in advance of the next Scottish Parliament election in 2021.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Justice-

Scottish Youth Parliament and Children’s Parliament’s Joint Shadow Report to United Nations Committee Against Torture [March 2019]

19 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament fully support the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill and ask for the Committee Against Torture to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that this law passes without delay in 2019.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights-

Scottish Youth Parliament and Children’s Parliament’s Joint Shadow Report to United Nations Committee Against Torture [March 2019]

19 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament supports the Age of Minimum Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill in raising the age of criminal responsibility to the age of 12, and urge the Committee Against Torture to recommend that the Scottish Government ensures that this legislation passes without delay in 2019.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Justice-

Scottish Youth Parliament and Children’s Parliament’s Joint Shadow Report to United Nations Committee Against Torture [March 2019]

19 Mar 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament asks the Committee Against Torture to ask the Scottish Government how children and young people will be involved not just in the delivery of reformed Personal and Social Education in Scotland (following the 2018 review), but in the co-production and development of national toolkits, guidance, resources and support provision.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights-

Scottish Youth Parliament and Children’s Parliament’s Joint Shadow Report to United Nations Committee Against Torture [March 2019]

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