Scot­tishYouth Par­lia­ment elec­tions

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Young peo­ple in Ruther­glen, Cam­bus­lang and Half­way are bring en­cour­aged to stand in the up­com­ing Scot­tish Youth Par­lia­ment elec­tions.

Young MSPs have the op­por­tu­nity to rep­re­sent the views of other young peo­ple in their area, and ad­vo­cate for the is­sues that mat­ter to them.

Clare Haughey, MSP for Ruther­glen, said: “I have had the priv­i­lege of meet­ing sev­eral mem­bers of the Scot­tish Youth Par­lia­ment since I was elected in May.

“Those I have met have found it a valu­able ex­pe­ri­ence, not only for their per­sonal de­vel­op­ment but, most im­por­tantly, en­sur­ing that young peo­ple in Scot­land are lis­tened to on the is­sues that af­fect them.”

The next elec­tion to the par­lia­ment takes place in March 2017. For more in­for­ma­tion see www.syp.org.uk/ stand4syp

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