Keeping you up to date on the progress of the Named Person scheme and the NO2NP campaign.
[FB picture credit: Andy Smith] This blog has played host to diverse topics over the years. We’ve seen colourful acronyms,…Continue Reading
The Government’s dubious approach towards Named Person scrutiny is in the spotlight again today. The Times reports that civil servants…Continue Reading
Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee has refused to back the Named Person information sharing Bill, in what may be the…Continue Reading
Guest blog by Lesley Scott of Tymes Trust and Alison Preuss of Scottish Home Education Forum Evidence from families affected…Continue Reading
Yesterday Holyrood’s Education and Skills Committee had its sixth evidence session on the Named Person information sharing Bill. And it’s…Continue Reading
Worries about teachers’ workload and anxiety around Named Person liabilities were at the forefront of today’s Education and Skills Committee…Continue Reading
Lawyers and health professionals have expressed major concerns about the Named Person information sharing bill. Giving evidence to the Scottish…Continue Reading
Significant changes were needed after the UK Supreme Court struck down the information sharing provisions at the heart of the…Continue Reading
Last year the tragic and brutal murder of toddler Liam Fee by his mother and her civil partner led to…Continue Reading
The Scottish Government has finally brought forward new legislation after its Named Person proposals were declared unlawful by the UK…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."