As part of Year of Young People, the Presiding Officer, the Rt Hon Ken Macintosh, asked the young people of Scotland to tell him what inspires them. A panel of four young people then selected nominations for him to meet from each region of Scotland. The panel members were Cadely Paton, Susie McGuinness, Clara Gray, Mairéad Reid.
| Region / Constituency
|| Inspiration and Nominator
Young bereaved parent (222KB PDF)
19 year old young woman
| North East
Bridging the generation gap with the Aboyne Youth Forum (143KB PDF)
Aboyne Youth Forum, 16/17 year olds
| Mid Scotland and Fife
Caring for his mother and making sure others know the signs of a stroke (video)
Finlay Taylor, 10 years old, from Comrie
Developing skills and friends for life (video)
Fergulslie Park Cubs, 8-10.5 year olds, Paisley
| Highlands and Islands
Our Isle of Inspiration (276KB PDF)
Portree High Modern Studies pupils, National 4 and 5 students
Changing the care system for the better (328KB PDF)
Today not Tomorrow, North Lanarkshire, late teens
Using positive activities to improve health (374KB PDF)
Moving on 2 Health triathalon group and Yes Chef! cooking programme participant, David McGill, 21 years old, Glasgow
Role models and public service (143KB PDF)
Zola Lorimer, 14 years old, Dunbar
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