Keeping you up to date on the progress of the Named Person scheme and the NO2NP campaign.
By Allan Massie CBE, journalist and author. Ferdinand Mount wrote a book entitled “The Subversive Family”. The adjective surprised many. …Continue Reading
Sometimes what sounds like a good idea in theory turns out to be completely unworkable in practice. This looks to…Continue Reading
NHS Forth Valley says every headteacher is to be the Named Person for every child in their school. It says…Continue Reading
By Dr Stuart Waiton, a sociology lecturer at Abertay University, writing in a personal capacity. Here he expresses his deep…Continue Reading
Highland Council has been criticised for introducing “state guardians” for all children in the region ahead of a legal battle…Continue Reading
THE parents of children who miss their appointments at hospital are already being reported to state guardians. Doctors have told…Continue Reading
The Named Person plans have been widely criticised by politicians, parents, academics, journalists, faith groups and those working in education….Continue Reading
MSPs have approved the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act. They believe it will make children safer. But the legislation…Continue Reading
"I oppose the Scottish Government's plan to assign a 'Named Person' to every child in Scotland because it undermines families and diverts resources from children who need them."