Scotsman: Sociologist says ‘scrap Named Person scheme’

Sociologist and Scotsman columnist Tiffany Jenkin has called for the Named Person scheme to be scrapped. Writing in a comment…

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Herald comment: Named Persons turning into a PR disaster

Herald Scotland social affairs correspondent, Stephen Naysmith, has described the Named Person scheme as “a presentational fiasco”. Naysmith highlights the…

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Children’s Panel Member says Named Person is “Clumsy and overblown”

A Children’s Panel Member in Falkirk, which has been operating the ‘Getting It Right For Every Child’ (GIRFEC) approach for…

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Scots Govt “making a rod for its own back”, says newspaper editor

In a comment piece, the editor for the Scottish Daily Telegraph, Alan Cochrane, added his voice to criticism of the…

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Media round up this week: w/b 29th June

Pressure has been mounting on the Scottish Government’s Named Person scheme this week, with a succession of media stories reporting…

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Callers flood BBC with opposition to Named Person plans

Callers have inundated the BBC with opposition to the Named Person scheme, as the Government is criticised for not knowing…

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Teachers concerned over demands of Named Persons workload

Teachers, who are due to become Named Persons for their pupils, have voiced concerns about the increased workload the scheme…

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MSP calls for review of Named Person scheme

Ken Macintosh MSP, who is a father of six, says the Named Person scheme will put the most vulnerable children…

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POLICE SCOTLAND RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT NAMED PERSON PLANS

Scotland’s national police force has warned about a “lack of clarity” in the Named Person plans and highlighted complications surrounding…

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Herald Scotland: ‘The devil’s in the detail and we need answers’

An editorial in a newspaper that supports the Named Person scheme has expressed concerns about the plans and called on…

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