Consultation Responses

2018

Response to the Scottish Government's Family Law Review [September 2018]

SYP's response to EHRiC on MACR [July 2018]

Blog by the University of Edinburgh’s ENLIVEN (Encouraging Lifelong Learning for an Inclusive and Vibrant Europe) project on their consultation activity with SYP to help feed into their research [July 2018]

SYP's response to Health and Sport Committee call for views for YoYP [June 2018]

SYP's response to Gender Recognition Review [June 2018]

SYP's response to the Senior Phase of School - Helping Young People Pursue the Right Pathway for Them [May 2018]

Blog by the Poverty & Inequality Commission on their consultation activity with SYP to help develop their work plan – April 2018.

Write-up by the Scottish Government’s Climate Change Policy Unit of their consultation workshop ‘Climate Conversation’ called ‘Youth Engagement on Climate Change’ they held with SYP’s Transport, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee at SYP’s 65th National Sitting - 14th April 2018. Click here to read the report.

Response to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee Inquiry: Attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty - March 2018

Response to the Scottish Government's Consultation Paper on Electoral Reform - March 2018

Response to Engender's Call for Evidence on Women's Rights - March 2018

Response to 'Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament' Inquiry by the Equalities and Human Rights Committee at The Scottish Parliament - March 2018

Response to Empowering Schools - A Consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill - January 2018 

Submission from the Scottish Youth Parliament to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Study on Youth and Human Rights - January 2018

 

2017

Response to the public consultation by Monica Lennon MSP on the proposed Sanitary Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill - November 2017

On 23rd November, 2017, the Scottish Parliament Committee’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee formally agreed to refer the findings and recommendations of its inquiry to the Independent Review of Hate Crimes Legislation being undertaken by Lord Bracadale. The Committee also endorsed a draft submission from the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee to the Hate Crimes Review. The Committee submitted both its report and the Scottish Youth Parliament’s submission to the Hate Crimes Review as a joint submission. Joint submission to the Independent Review of Hate Crimes Legislation by the EHRiC Committee and the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee 20171123 (2.7MB pdf)

Response to the Scottish Parliament's call for evidence on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) Scotland Bill - November 2017

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee report of the joint committee session with SYP’s Jobs, Economy and Fair Work Committee, where they held a consultation workshop at SYP’s 64th National Sitting on 27th October, 2017 at the Scottish Parliament on ‘Scotland’s Economic Performance'. Click here to read the report.

Response to the public consultation by John Finnie MSP for the proposed Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill - July 2017

Response to public petition on medical consent for a mental health problem for young people under 18 – April 2017

Response to the Scottish Parliament's Call for Evidence on the Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill - April 2017 

Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill consultation response – stage 1 – March 2017

 

2016

Response to the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee pre-budget scrutiny of the performance of the SQA and Education Scotland – November 2016

Response to public petition on armed forces visits to schools- October 2016

Response to the Scottish Parliament's Culture, Tourism, Europe, and External Relations Committee's call for evidence into the EU Referendum and its implications for Scotland: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLj48ihwV3RIQM3nh_GnFce5mlYMgYXpsj 

Response to the Scottish Government’s draft Mental Health Strategy- September 2016 

Achieving Women's Equality Consultation Response - January 2016

 

2015

Children and Young People Act Consultation Response - April 2015

Impact of Parental Imprisonment Consultation Response - April 2015

United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) Consultation Response - January 2015

 

2014

Smith Commission Consultation Response - October 2014

Interim Constitution for Scotland Consultation Response - September 2014

Organ Donation Consultation Response - September 2014

Carers Consultation Response - April 2014

Disabled Access Consultation Response - April 2014

Rights of Children Consultation Response - March 2014

Community Empowerment Bill Consultation Response - February 2014

Local Democracy Consultation Response - January 2014

 

2013

Sex Education Consultation Response - November 2013