We’re excited to introduce our South East Scotland members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs):
* Niamh Kirkland – Explorer at Pink Panthers ESU, Craigalmond and Young Leader with 30th Craigalmond cubs, and
* Ewan Knight – Explorer at Pink Panthers ESU, Craigalmond and a Young Leader for Blackhall Scout Group.
Find out what is the Scottish Youth Parliament, what have Niamh and Ewan done with SYP, what they’ve done with Scouts including meeting Regional Commissioner Martin Elliot and Deputy Regional Commissioner Mike Treanor about improving youth involvement and being #YouthShaped in the region as part of our new strategy, and much more!
Deputy District Commissioner Mike Trainer
Regional Commissioner Martin Elliot
The team met to discuss collective thoughts on youth involvement within South East Scotland Scouts – a key priority for our Regional Strategy.
We look forward to continuing to work with them to ensure young people have a meaningful say in the shape of their Scouting!
The Scottish Youth Parliament represents Scotland’s young people aged 14-25 and Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) can raise issues on behalf of their Scouts Scotland constituency. SYP is one of Scotland’s largest co-educational youth movements, so our MSYPs play an important role in making sure the voices of our youth members contribute to discussion and debate at a national level.
What our MSYPs do
Our MSYPs are elected by our youth members (aged between 14 and 25) to represent their views at the Scottish Youth Parliament. To do this, they need to:
Scouts Scotland has been represented at the Scottish Youth Parliament since 2015. Our MSYPs have also:
For more visit – https://syp.org.uk/