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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the cost of obtaining a Gender Recognition Certificate should be substantially reduced, to ensure that it is more accessible.’StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing; Justice; Social Security83%

Members’ Motion by C – Jay Quigley, MSYP

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament calls for a ban on the sale of garden and outdoor fireworks for private use in the interest of public safety.’StatementCulture and Media; Health and Wellbeing; Sport and Leisure51%

Members’ Motion by Lauren Kelly, MSYP

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that there should be more public awareness of sight loss and calls on decision makers to ensure that all places of work are given mandatory information about sight loss and the issues those affected by it face on a daily basis.’StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work; Social Security94%

Members’ Motion by Claire Forde, MSYP

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament is concerned by the lack of post-diagnosis support for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and calls for better support for individuals, their families and the wider community to understand their diagnosis.’StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work; Social Security92%

Members’ Motion by Lauren Asher, MSYP

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that sibling relationships should be upheld between children who are separated in the care system, when it’s in their best interest, and that any contact they have is natural and not forced.’StatementEqualities and Human Rights99%

Committee Motion by The Equalities and Human Rights Committee

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that every school pupil in Scotland should have access to a form of Work-Based Learning.’StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning97

Committee Motion by the Education and Lifelong Learning Committee

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the national minimum wage for apprenticeships should be increased.’StatementJobs, Economy and Fair Work95%

Committee Motion by The Jobs, Economy and Fair Work Committee

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament supports Safe Passage UK’s ‘Our Turn' campaign which calls on the UK Government to meet its target of resettling 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees over the next 10 years.’StatementUK, Europe and External Relations94%

Committee Motion by The External Affairs, UK and International Relations Committee

21 Mar 2020‘The Scottish Youth Parliament notes, with concern, the level of food bank stigma found across Scotland and calls for better education on this subject including information on how young people can contribute to food banks and community food initiatives in their local area.’StatementSocial Security94%

Committee Motion by The Social Security Committee

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]

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