Keeping you up to date on the progress of the Named Person scheme and the NO2NP campaign.
A recent study into child protection strategies revealed that a rise in referrals did not result in a matching rise…Continue Reading
Even those supporting the Named Person scheme are failing to coherently answer basic queries about the plans. Speaking on BBC…Continue Reading
A columnist for the Scottish Daily mail has written extensively on why the Named Person plans are unwise, unlawful and…Continue Reading
Sociologist and Scotsman columnist Tiffany Jenkin has called for the Named Person scheme to be scrapped. Writing in a comment…Continue Reading
Herald Scotland social affairs correspondent, Stephen Naysmith, has described the Named Person scheme as “a presentational fiasco”. Naysmith highlights the…Continue Reading
A Children’s Panel Member in Falkirk, which has been operating the ‘Getting It Right For Every Child’ (GIRFEC) approach for…Continue Reading
In a comment piece, the editor for the Scottish Daily Telegraph, Alan Cochrane, added his voice to criticism of the…Continue Reading
Pressure has been mounting on the Scottish Government’s Named Person scheme this week, with a succession of media stories reporting…Continue Reading
Callers have inundated the BBC with opposition to the Named Person scheme, as the Government is criticised for not knowing…Continue Reading
Teachers, who are due to become Named Persons for their pupils, have voiced concerns about the increased workload the scheme…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."