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We are the children and young peoples's advisory group for Children in Scotland, with current members aged 9-23, all with different backgrounds, ideas, experiences and views.

"We are mortals who solve stuff."

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Abid

Local authority
Glasgow

Issues I care about
Poverty, equality, climate change

Fun fact
I’m an MSYP for Glasgow Anniesland

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Anna

Local authority
South Lanarkshire

Issues I care about
Environment, equalities

Fun fact
My dog looks like "Lassie"

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Byron

Local authority
Edinburgh

Issues I care about
Climate change, deforestation, COVID-19

Fun fact
I like cats, but I am allergic to them! ☹

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Jeanette

Local authority
Fife

Issues I care about
Climate changes, care-experienced movement, mental health, politics

Fun fact

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Kaydence

Local authority
Orkney Islands

Issues I care about
Disabilities, accessibility, poverty, education

Fun fact
I am the oldest of eight children

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Emma

Local authority
Dumfries and Galloway

Issues I care about
LGBTQIA+ issues, political participation

Fun fact
I like to crochet and read Victorian literature

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Hazel

Local authority
Moray

Issues I care about
Climate change and gender equality

Fun fact
My favourite hobby is reading and drawing manga!

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Liam

Local authority
West Lothian

Issues I care about
Climate change, COVID-19 and children's rights

Fun fact
I play the drums!

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Marcus

Local authority
Edinburgh

Issues I care about
Equal rights for black people

Fun fact
I play shinty

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Mhairi

Local authority
Inverclyde

Issues I care about
Young people being meaningfully  included in decision-making, youth in STEM, equity and inclusion, ocean recovery

Fun fact

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Nina

Local authority
West Lothian

Issues I care about
Education, immigration, LBGTQIA+ rights, children and young people having the ability to express, accessibility to the arts

Fun fact
I have met the Vice Prime Minister of Strategic Partnership Implementation (of Romania)

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Olive

Local authority
West Lothian

Issues I care about
Health and education

Fun fact
I like to read and knit

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Roderick

Local authority
The Borders – Peebles

Issues I care about
COVID-19

Fun fact
My favourite food is spaghetti

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Ruby

Local authority
West Lothian

Issues I care about
Youth inclusion, equalities, education, environment

Fun fact
I'm an MSYP for Linlithgow until 2023

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Safiyah

Local authority
East Lothian

Issues I care about
Climate change

Fun fact
I play coronet

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Sarah

Local authority

Issues I care about

Fun fact

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Shaun

Local authority
East Dunbartonshire

Issues I care about
Inclusive education

Fun fact
My earliest memory is young me getting scared by a peacock when it put its feathers up

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Shuman

Local authority

Issues I care about

Fun fact