Motion Number: S5M-16857
Lodged By: Kenneth Gibson
Date Lodged: 09/04/2019
Title: Erin McCluskey and David MacDonald, Newly-elected MSYPs for Cunninghame North
That the Parliament congratulates Erin McCluskey, who is from Kilbirnie, and David MacDonald, from Beith, on their election as MSYPs for Cunninghame North; recognises that 16 candidates put themselves forward to be elected to this role; understands that the elections, which took place in March 2019, with 3,381 12- to 25-year-olds voting across North Ayrshire to elect MSYPs for both the Cunninghame North and South constituencies; notes that the Scottish Youth Parliament whose values are grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, is a completely youth-led organisation that provides a national platform for young people to discuss the issues that are important to them and allows them to campaign to effect the change that they wish to see; acknowledges that this year sees the youth parliament celebrating the 20th anniversary of its establishment on 30 June 1999, one day before the formal reconvention of the Scottish Parliament, and wishes all of the MSYPs across Scotland the best in their endeavours.
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