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Participate: Focus Group for Young People with Experience of the Criminal Justice System at Scottish Youth Parliament

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Get involved with the Scottish Youth Parliament in a focus group for young people with experience of the criminal justice system.

SYP is running a series of focus groups, alongside the national Lockdown Lowdown survey which will give them the opportunity to delve deep in to the issues that are effecting young people right now and directly report back to the Scottish Government, they are specifically looking to speak to young people from the following groups:

  • Young people with experience of the criminal justice system (Thursday 29th October at 4:30)

They are really keen to speak to you about your experiences and help inform the government about how COVID 19 is impacting your life. The themes that they are looking at include: 

  • Impact on education.
  • Impact on family and relationships
  • Impact on your life.
  • Impact on jobs and the economy.
  • Access to information.

If you are interested in taking part, please sign up via this link:

The focus groups will take place over Zoom in October 2020. SYP are able to support you to take part by giving you a phone top up or a voucher for taking part. If you would struggle to take part due to, or don’t have access to technology please get in touch and they will do their best to help you to participate.

If you have any questions about participating or about the project, please email Jamie Dunlop,

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The Scottish Youth Parliament represents Scotland’s young people. Our vision for Scotland is of a nation that actively listens to and values the meaningful participation of its children and young people. Our goal is to make this vision a reality, in order to ensure Scotland is the best place in the world to grow up.

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