Scottish Youth Parliament
Let the youth vote: Fresh calls for lowering UK voting age as Welsh Government follows Scotland's example
Comments from the SYP Chair follow backing from the Welsh Government for a voting age of 16
THE SCOTTISH YOUTH PARLIAMENT (SYP), the politically independent elected body representing young people’s interests in Scotland, has strongly reiterated its support for a lower UK voting age, following the announcement that the Welsh Government intends to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in local elections.
Scottish Youth Parliament member condemns anti-teen 'mosquito devices'
Calls for an end to security systems that have been criticised by the United Nations
CUNNINGHAME SOUTH Member for the Scottish Youth Parliament Aaran McDonald has condemned the use of teenager-deterrent ‘mosquito devices’ in Scotland as a “gross and awful breach of young people’s rights.”
Young adult carers leading charge for @ScotGov to extend concessionary travel
Companion card is not enough, say carers campaigning for increased financial support
A PETITION CALLING for the National Concessionary Travel Scheme (NCTS) to be extended to all unpaid carers is currently being considered by the Public Petitions Committee of the Scottish Parliament, thanks to Amanda MacDonald (pictured), a volunteer with Carers Trust Scotland's Young Adult Carer Voice Project.