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Motion ref. S6M-03041

YouthLink Scotland and Children and Young People’s Commissioner, Joint Call on Access to Youth Work Services

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Friday, February 4, 2022

Supported by: Claire Baker, Neil Bibby, Sarah Boyack, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Foysol Choudhury, Katy Clark, Alex Cole-Hamilton, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Monica Lennon, Fulton MacGregor, Gillian Mackay, Ruth Maguire, Liam McArthur, Pauline McNeill, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane (Registered interest ), Willie Rennie, Mark Ruskell, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Colin Smyth, Paul Sweeney, Mercedes Villalba, Martin Whitfield, Brian Whittle, Beatrice Wishart

That the Parliament acknowledges the joint call made by YouthLink Scotland and the Children and Young People’s Commissioner which, it understands, addresses the reported lack of access to community and school facilities for crucial youth work services; calls for the situation to be remedied, and believes that support for the opening of community and school facilities for youth work is imperative to aiding the educational, health and wellbeing, and life chances of young people across Scotland, as the country recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.