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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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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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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Named Person Fact Check: ‘Intense period of engagement’

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CLAIM: “Since the judgement, we have undertaken an intensive period of engagement with children, young people, parents, carers,…

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NO2NP exposes flaws in reply from Better Life Chances Unit

Back in December, NO2NPers wrote in their hundreds to the Deputy First Minister, making sure their concerns were heard as…

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Named Person Fact Check: ‘legitimate and benign’

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CLAIM: “Last year the Supreme Court ruled definitively that the intention of providing a Named Person for every…

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