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GIAN BOVE, ARGYLL & BUTE YOUNG INSPECTOR FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 386: tabled on 05 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates 23 year old Gian Bove from Oban on becoming Argyll and Bute's first volunteer Young Inspector for Services for Children and Young People; notes that Gian, having grown up in the care system, saw the Young Inspector Project as his opportunity to give back to the system he came from; further notes that the Young Inspector Project was developed in collaboration between the Care Inspectorate in Scotland, the Scottish Government and is fully supported by Argyll and Bute Council, and is designed to enhance consultation, participation and strengthen communication between service providers and service users; believes that this scheme can help young people develop communication skills, facilitate learning and development, build confidence, self-esteem and resilience and provides opportunities for otherwise marginalised young people to take the lead and have a voice in shaping the future of residential care and services; and commends Gian for completing the training course and believes that he can inspire other young people in social care to participate in shaping the service.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.