|Date||Policy||Level||Subject||Agreement||Notes||26 Oct 2020||'The Scottish Youth Parliament recognises that there is a Drug Death Crisis in Scotland, and calls for Scotland’s Drug Deaths Taskforce strategies to be implemented rapidly.'||Statement||Equalities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing||96%|
Member’s Motion by Aaran MacDonald MSYP, Cunninghame South.
|26 Oct 2020||'The Scottish Youth Parliament believes Young and Young Adult carers should have the opportunity to access individual, person-centred support during their in time in education, especially during times of assessment.'||Statement||Education and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work||96%|
Member’s Motion by Aaran McDonald MSYP, Cunninghame North, and Ilse Cuthbertson MSYP, Carers Trust Scotland.
|26 Oct 2020||‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the promotion of dieting and weight-loss products and apps to children and young people can be damaging to their mental and physical wellbeing and should, therefore, be limited.'||Statement||Health and Wellbeing||87%|
Member’s Motion by Maya Tams-Gray MSYP, Orkney Islands, and Thea Tjolle MSYP, Cowdenbeath.
|26 Oct 2020||‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that in order for Scotland to adhere to Article 12 of the UNCRC, all young offenders detained in a young offenders institute or prison who are old enough to vote should be given the right to vote in local council, Scottish Parliament and UK general elections.'||Statement||Education and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations; Jobs, Economy and Fair Work; Justice||70%|
Member’s Motion by Erin Campbell MSYP, Midlothian North and Musselburgh.
|26 Oct 2020||‘The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that, in order to promote community safety, there should be more high-quality street lighting in densely populated and/or dangerous areas, and that such lights should be white in order to combat light pollution.’||Statement||Health and Wellbeing; Transport, Environment and Rural Affairs||92%|
Member’s Motion by Jack Bell MSYP, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire.
|10 Jul 2020||The Scottish Youth Parliament calls on decision makers to apply all available resources to ensure that the attainment gap does not widen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.||Statement||Education and Lifelong Learning||99%|
Committee Motion by Education and Skills Committee
|10 Jul 2020||The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all key workers and young people in caring roles should have access to suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) that is up to the required standard for their role as well as adequate mental health support.||Statement||Health and Wellbeing||100%|
Committee Motion by the Health and Wellbeing Committee
|10 Jul 2020||The Scottish Youth Parliament calls on the UK Government to participate in the international effort of sourcing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on an industrial scale, in partnership with international organisations, such as the WHO and G20.||Statement||Equalities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations||81%|
Committee Motion by the External Affairs, UK, and International Relations
|10 Jul 2020||The Scottish Youth Parliament notes the increasing role of food banks in delivering food and medicine those who are most vulnerable during the current Covid-19 pandemic, and believes that relevant decision makers should provide more support to these organisations.||Statement||Social Security||97%|
Committee Motion by the Social Security Committee
|10 Jul 2020||The Scottish Youth Parliament welcomes the additional funding for domestic abuse services to help protect young people and their families from all types of domestic abuse during the COVID-19 crisis, and calls for this to continue in addition to preventative measures, an increase in housing for victims, awareness raising campaigns and ensuring there is a sufficient criminal justice response.||Statement||Equalities and Human Rights||96%|
Committee Motion by the Equalities and Human Rights Committee