Scottish Government hit panic button with new Named Person PR campaign

It’s bad enough when the Government wastes public money… but it’s even worse wasting it on something the public hates….

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The roadshow team returned to the west of Scotland on Wednesday evening, when they held a well-attended meeting in Coatbridge….

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Named Persons: Here for you – except when they’re not

The Scottish Government has issued advice to parents and families on the Named Person service including that “Your Named Person…

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GPs, housing officers and charities recruited to spy on families

Remember that Named Person implementation board that was disbanded after the police rep questioned the Named Person scheme? Home Education…

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Children’s charity chief changes tune

Until recently, Alex Cole-Hamilton, policy chief at Aberlour Child Care Trust was a staunch advocate of the Named Person scheme who was often…

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NO2NP Action Day update: Broughty Ferry and Castle Douglas

Broughty Ferry The spring weather really couldn’t have been any better when an enthusiastic team of local NO2NP volunteers took…

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Kids told Named Person is ‘Head Gardener’ of their lives

When you speak to people about the Named Person scheme, their concerns often boil down to one central point: it…

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NO2NP Roadshow roundup: Melrose, Broughty Ferry and Castle Douglas

The NO2NP Roadshow team has been really busy over the past week or so, clocking up three events in eight…

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Arrogance will not persuade parents to back Named Persons

Civil servants are infamous for trying to spin statistics. But even the most cunning Government official would struggle to ’emphasise the…

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Creepy questioning of kids

Disclaimer: I’m about to ask you some ridiculous and inappropriate questions. Cast your mind back to being nine years old….

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