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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament welcomes the Scottish Governments commitment to ban the promotion and practice of conversion therapy within LGBT+ communities and calls for this to be achieved as soon as possible.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Justice94%

Joint Members’ Motion by Beinn Grant MSYP and Maks Inkster MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament believes all young people should have mandatory training within schools on how to approach issues of substance misuse, including general drug safety and how to respond if you witness a drug overdose.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Health and Wellbeing96%

Joint Members’ Motion by Paige Holland MSYP and Mark Chan MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament acknowledges the challenges around support and communication during the transition between Children and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to adult mental health services, recognises the work done to improve this through the Transition Care Plans initiative, and calls for a further review of the support provided to young people undergoing this transition to ensure their wellbeing.StatementHealth and Wellbeing; Social Security95%

Members’ Motion by Fatima Ishaq MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that all educational establishments should introduce dedicated ‘study spaces’ to help young people from disadvantaged and rural backgrounds access a range of support in well-equipped, quiet and enclosed spaces.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Health and Wellbeing80%

Members’ Motion by Ryan Macintyre MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that, in line with the Promise, there should be dedicated mental health services for Care Experienced people where every young person in care is proactively offered mental health support that is tailored to individuals and does not have automatic end dates, allowing ongoing support into adulthood as required.StatementHealth and Wellbeing96%

Joint Members’ Motion by Oisín King MSYP and Charles Fernando MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament calls upon schools across Scotland to uphold the right to sanitation by ensuring that pupils have access to high quality and inclusive toilet facilities whenever they are within school buildings.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing90%

Members’ Motion by Alyssa Evans MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that Holocaust education should be mandatory in all Scottish secondary schools.StatementEducation and Lifelong Learning; Equalities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations68%

Members’ Motion by Daisy Stewart Henderson MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that asylum seekers should be entitled to the education maintenance allowance (EMA).StatementEqualities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations; Social Security88%

Members’ Motion by Zainab Adeleye MSYP

2 Jul 2022The Scottish Youth Parliament calls on the Scottish Government to act on their commitment to reform the private rented sector and introduce a system of rent controls as soon as possible; believes that the system of rent controls should be point-based and dependent on a properties quality rather than market-value; and that improved access to justice should also be included in reforms to better protect and improve the rights of tenants in Scotland.StatementEqualities and Human Rights; Social Security85%

Members’ Motion by Gavin Stewart MSYP

20 Dec 2021Whilst we welcome the Bill’s provision to allow action to be taken against public authorities who do not act in ways that are compatible with the UNCRC, we believe that the inclusion of an additional ‘due regard’ duty would strengthen the Bill and further protect children’s rights.RecommendationEducation and Lifelong Learning-

Response to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee’s call for views on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Renewed by Conveners Group on 28th August 2021

 

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