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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
11 Feb 2020For the purposes of sentencing, anyone under the age of 18 should be considered a young person, and consideration should be had to extending this to 25 in the future.RecommendationJustice-

SYP’s findings from ‘Sentencing Young People’ consultation workshop with the Scottish Sentencing Council at SYP70 [October 2019]

11 Feb 2020 and also on: justice crime sentence courts minimum ageWhen sentencing a young person, courts should take into account their addiction issues, any adverse childhood experiences, any experiences of being in care, family background, caring responsibilities, mental health and wellbeing, additional support needs, ethnic background (particularly if the young person is from a BME group), financial circumstances (including work status/experience of poverty), living in areas of deprivation, age and maturity.RecommendationJustice-

SYP’s findings from ‘Sentencing Young People’ consultation workshop with the Scottish Sentencing Council at SYP70 [October 2019]

11 Feb 2020A courts’ main aim when sentencing a young person should be rehabilitation. The aim of sentencing should also be to support those with mental health or addiction issues or who are homeless.RecommendationJustice-

SYP’s findings from ‘Sentencing Young People’ consultation workshop with the Scottish Sentencing Council at SYP70 [October 2019]

30 Nov 2019Local Authorities and the Scottish Government should make funding and support available for young people and other community groups to carry out local projects to reduce the impact of littering and increase community pride in their local area.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Local Authorities should increase the number of secure bins in public places, to reduce litter.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019All young people in Scotland should receive improved practical environmental awareness education, and be empowered to take action to live more sustainably. To help achieve this, the Scottish Government and Education Scotland should take a human rights based approach when implementing the ‘Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Action Plan’, by meaningfully including children and young people in the design and delivery of LfS programmes.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Although our research does not show clear evidence to support a full ban on items being made out of plastic, we recommend the Scottish Government should carry out a full review of how to reduce the use of plastic, with consideration of a full or partial ban for certain products in Scotland. Further research should also be carried out to explore the reasons why people may support or oppose a ban on products being made out of plastic.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Shops and manufacturers, including online and offline retailers, should take steps to improve the recyclability and reusability of their packaging, and to minimise the amount of excess packaging.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

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30 Nov 2019Retailers and the food industry should ensure that reusable packaging is affordable, more readily available, and easy to use, to reduce the reliance on single-use packaging and plastic items.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Local Authorities and the Scottish Government should continue to raise awareness amongst young people to help them understand what can be recycled, and when recycling is collected, in their communities.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

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