Why do some councils appear to have Named Persons?

While the Scottish Government has said it intends to push ahead with a revised version of the scheme, the truth…

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42 days are almost up… What is Section 102?

Many have been asking what will happen when the 42 days proposed by the UK Supreme Court comes to an…

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Find out if Named Persons have been rolled out in your area

Council areas where we believe Named Persons have been rolled out include… • Aberdeen City Council • Aberdeenshire Council •…

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Scot Gov issues ‘advice is voluntary’ warning to councils

A warning about information sharing practices has been issued to local authorities and health boards by the Scottish Government, following…

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Victory! Supreme Court strikes down Named Person scheme

Judges at the UK Supreme Court have declared the Scottish Government’s ‘state snooper’ Named Person scheme to be illegal. The…

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Awkward Named Person training video reveals more than intended

If someone had set out to make a video demonstrating how the Named Person marginalises families, they could not have…

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Supreme Court announces Named Person judgment day

The UK Supreme Court has announced it will hand down its Named Person judgment on Thursday 28 July at 9:45am….

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Dad speaks of Asperger’s son’s Named Person ordeal

“Her attitude was ignorant, judgemental, patronising, smug and self-righteous… And this was the person who would be responsible for our…

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Are you a state snooper?

Nobody likes a nosy parker. It’s one of the big reasons why people don’t like the Named Person scheme –…

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Government: “No requirement to consider effect on parent”

Almost every time supporters of Named Persons talk about the scheme, they end up making things worse. Digging a hole Alan…

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