Members of Children's Parliament at the National Sitting

Where are Scotland’s ‘children’?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child defines a child as being under the age of 18 ...
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Children’s voices and the Scottish Cabinet

On 5th March 2019, children travelled from across Scotland to meet with Nicola Sturgeon and her Cabinet at Bute House, ...
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CP Year in Review

2018 was Children's Parliament's 22nd year of operation and our busiest yet! Through our projects and consultations we engaged over 1000 ...
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#CPYearinReview: Y is for Youth Ambassador

My relationship with the Children’s Parliament began when I was chosen to be a part of the Fife group in ...
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#CPYearinReview: R is for Responsibility

In Scotland, children under 12 cannot be prosecuted in court but those aged 8 and over can be referred to ...
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#CPYearinReview: Q is for eQuality + eQuity

When MCPs met with Scottish Government Directors in September, MCP Elisha raised the importance of considering equity, as well as ...
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#CPYearinReview: N is for National Sitting

Last year, Children’s Parliament celebrated its 21st birthday. Our National Sitting marked the start of a journey – a journey ...
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#CPYearinReview: M is for Member of Children’s Parliament

So, how DO we choose who joins in with Children’s Parliament’s projects and programmes?  This is a question we often ...
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#CPYearinReview: L is for Learner Panel

"All pupils’ wellbeing is important and we should be able to be nurtured no matter what circumstance." This year, the ...
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#CPYearinReview: I is for incorporation

In September 2018, Scotland’s First Minister made a commitment to incorporate the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the ...
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