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Media room

Here you'll find all the information you might need for reporting on the activities of SYP, including background information, press releases, stock images and logos, and more.

Ellie Craig MSYP standing on stage in front of SYP pop-up banner speaking into microphone at lectern

Due to child protection laws, we require that all interview requests for MSYPs are made through SYP’s Communications Officer, Ryan Coelho.  For out-of-hours enquiries, please phone 07729487627.

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SYP in the media

Holyrood Magazine, 22 May 2024: The waiting game: How CAMHS waiting times are adding to young people’s mental ill-health

The Herald, 7 November 2023: Scottish Youth Parliament elections: How to vote and why

Children & Young People Now, 10 March 2023: UNCRC incorporation needed to protect children’s right to food, say young people

STV Scotland Tonight, 30 November 2022: Interview on violence against women and girls

The Courier, 9 August 2022: Future of exams in Scotland: Are this year’s candidates among last to sit high-stakes tests?

BBC News, 2 June 2021: School appeals ‘can revise grades down as well as up’

The Guardian, 12 May 2021: Scottish pupils face ‘mental health crisis’ due to lack of exam support

Press kits

SYP logo

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MSYPs at SYP Sitting in Orkney

MSYPs at SYP Sitting in Orkney

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MSYPs in the audience in the hall at SYP77

Audience in the hall at SYP77

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Group of MSYPs in a classroom for a breakout session at SYP77

Group of MSYPs at SYP77

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What is SYP?

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Press releases

70953 votes cast in the SYP Elections 2019

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Annual Cabinet meeting with children and young people 2019

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New report a “wakeup” call for public transport companies and government

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Right Here, Right Now shortlisted for the Scottish Charity Awards 2019

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Children and young people take part in fourth historic meeting with the Scottish Cabinet

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Research reveals concerns of young people in Scotland during COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Scottish Youth Parliament launches consultation to address the most pressing issues impacting young people’s lives

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