Scot Gov climbdown on Named Persons triggers expensive retraining exercise

The Scottish Government has finally brought forward new legislation after its Named Person proposals were declared unlawful by the UK…

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A problem shared is a problem halved… or not in the case of Named Persons

It’s already six months since the end of John Swinney’s ‘three-month period of intense engagement’… And still no word from…

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Walking in a wellbeing wonderland

“Wellbeing”. What do you picture? Quite right. And that may be your view, but what about the next person? How…

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Yes Mr Swinney, teachers and health visitors are still concerned about Named Person workload

For several years, teachers and health visitors have raised concerns about the increased workload associated with the Named Person duties….

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Guess what: parents want to be involved in decisions about their families

Sometimes it seems like the Scottish Government has forgotten that parents have responsibility for their children. But the message from…

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VIDEOS: NAMED PERSONS: DOOMED… OR JUST DELAYED?

NO2NP held a national conference in Edinburgh on Monday 20th March 2017. Speakers included former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars,…

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NO2NP event: Sillars tells Swinney ‘do a Hammond’ with Named Persons

Around 250 people turned out for a NO2NP special event in Edinburgh on Monday in a major rally against the…

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NO2NP ACTION DAYS: SNP CONFERENCE, ABERDEEN

With the Government stubbornly ploughing ahead with a much more limited form of the Named Person scheme and much confusion…

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Named Person data-sharing ditched In Scottish Government U-turn

Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced yet further delays to the Named Person scheme in a statement to the Scottish…

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Named Person fact check: ‘just needs a few tweaks’

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CLAIM: Ever since they lost in the Supreme Court the Scottish Govt has been trying to downplay the…

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