The Scottish Youth Parliament recognises the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) Committee’s stance on recruiting 16 and 17 year olds the military and echo’s their calls on the UK Government to raise the minimum age of recruitment for the military to 18, and in the meantime, review their recruitment practices aimed at young people

Date:
5 Nov 2021
Level:
Statement
Subject:
Equalities and Human Rights; UK, Europe and External Relations
Agreement:
61%
Notes:

Members’ Motion by Ryan Kelly MSYP