Scottish Youth Parliament
|Type||Company limited by guarantee|
Louise Cameron (Chair)Terri Smith (Vice-Chair)
Composed of elected members (MSYP's), they represent the views and opinions of young people aged 14 to 25 from all over the country.
The SYP campaign on various that affect young people in Scotland and launched the campaign for Votes at 16 and then launching the start of the LGBT equality campaign for same sex marriages.
The group has previously held meetings in the General Assembly Rooms (former temporary home of the Scottish Parliament) in Edinburgh and also within the new Scottish Parliament building. It meets three times a year throughout Scotland.
The Scottish Youth Parliament works with many other organisations, including Scottish Government, Oxfam Scotland, CIVICUS, Scottish Local Authorities, UK Youth Parliament, Funky Dragon, Northern Ireland Youth Forum, Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, YouthLink Scotland, Highland Youth Voice, and the British Youth Council.
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|Years of Office||Name||Constituency/Voluntary Organization|
|2000–2001||Steven Jack||STUC Youth Committee|
|2001–2002||Katrina Greig||Hamilton North and Bellshill|
|2002–2004||Steven Kidd||Motherwell and Wishaw|
|2004–2005||Paul Kane||Glasgow Springburn|
|2005–2007||Rajiv Joshi||Glasgow Govan|
|2007–2008||John Loughton||Edinburgh North and Leith|
|2008-2008||Kieran Collins||Edinburgh South|
|2009-2009||Sam Kerr||LGBT Youth Scotland|
|2011–2013||Grant Costello||East Kilbride|
|2013–2014||Kyle Thornton||Glasgow Southside|
- "Parliamentary Business : Scottish Parliament". Scottish.parliament.uk. 2011-08-14. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
- "Photocall and public meeting: Scottish Youth Parliament meeting in Scottish Parliament chamber for first time". Scottish.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "Scottish Parliament - News - Youth Parliament To Sit At Holyrood". Scottish.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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