Amy Lee takes on top role

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Ruther­glen’s Mem­ber of the Scot­tish Youth Par­lia­ment (MSYP) has pledged to make the voices of young peo­ple across Scot­land heard.

Amy Lee Fraioli was of­fi­cially in­ducted as chair of the Scot­tish Youth Par­lia­ment (SYP) ear­lier this month.

Hav­ing served as MSYP for Ruther­glen for the past three years, Amy Lee was pre­sented with the‘MSYP of theYear Award’at SYP’s an­nual awards cer­e­mony in March 2017.

She has rep­re­sented the mem­ber­ship at a num­ber of na­tional and in­ter­na­tional events, in­clud­ing meet­ing with the Sec­re­tary of State for Scot­land, speak­ing with of­fi­cials from the gov­ern­ment of Cat­alo­nia, and meet­ing with the vice chair of the United Na­tions Con­ven­tion on the Rights of the Child and the Chil­dren and Young Peo­ple’s Com­mis­sioner Scot­land.

Speak­ing of her new role, Amy Lee said:“I’m de­lighted to have been elected to lead the Scot­tish Youth Par­lia­ment at a very ex­cit­ing time in the char­ity’s his­tory.

“The fact that the board is com­prised of MSYPs hail­ing from all over Scot­land – in­clud­ing three is­land-based mem­bers - is ev­i­dence that SYP con­tin­ues to be di­verse and rep­re­sen­ta­tive of young peo­ple in this coun­try.

“SYP has so much to be proud of, and I’m look­ing for­ward to get­ting to work to en­sure the voices of Scot­land’s young peo­ple are heard, loud and clear, by our de­ci­sion-mak­ers.”

I’m de­lighted to have been elected

In the chair Amy Lee Fraioli has pledged to make the voice of Scot­land’s youth heard

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