The Christian Institute - Named Person Scheme News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family/named-person The latest named person scheme news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:51:17 +0000 Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:51:17 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Experts tasked with salvaging Named Person scheme admit defeat https://www.christian.org.uk/news/experts-tasked-with-salvaging-named-person-scheme-admit-defeat/ The Scottish Government’s controversial Named Person scheme has suffered another major setback, which critics say threatens to derail the entire programme.

Keep on reading: Experts tasked with salvaging Named Person scheme admit defeat

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:25:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/experts-tasked-with-salvaging-named-person-scheme-admit-defeat/
Named persons number 3,000, prompting renewed calls to scrap 'unworkable' scheme https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-persons-number-3000-prompting-renewed-calls-to-scrap-unworkable-scheme/ Around 3,000 state guardians are in place across Scotland, a newspaper has revealed.

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Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:50:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-persons-number-3000-prompting-renewed-calls-to-scrap-unworkable-scheme/
Named Person guidance delayed again in latest blow to Scot Govt https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-person-guidance-delayed-again-in-latest-blow-to-scot-govt/ The Scottish Government has suffered another blow to its controversial Named Person scheme, as those tasked with reworking it admitted they are struggling.

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Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:48:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-person-guidance-delayed-again-in-latest-blow-to-scot-govt/
Scottish teachers advised to break law by ‘outdated’ Named Person advice https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-teachers-advised-to-break-law-by-outdated-named-person-advice/ The Scottish Government has again come under fire for its controversial Named Person scheme, and Education Minister John Swinney has been advised to drop it altogether.

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Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:56:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-teachers-advised-to-break-law-by-outdated-named-person-advice/
JK Rowling’s help urged to rescue Named Person PR image https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jk-rowlings-help-urged-rescue-named-person-pr-image/ The Scottish Government was urged to approach JK Rowling to give the controversial Named Person scheme a PR boost, official minutes revealed.

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Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:02:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jk-rowlings-help-urged-rescue-named-person-pr-image/
‘Named Persons should help children change sex against parental wishes’, councils say https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-persons-help-children-change-sex-parental-wishes-councils-say/ Named Persons should be able to help children legally change gender if their parents object, councils have suggested.

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 15:04:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-persons-help-children-change-sex-parental-wishes-councils-say/
‘Override parents’ consent’, named persons told https://www.christian.org.uk/news/override-parents-consent-scots-govt-tells-named-persons/ State guardians in Scotland are being told to routinely ignore the wishes of parents and children, it has been revealed.

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Tue, 24 Jul 2018 14:37:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/override-parents-consent-scots-govt-tells-named-persons/
New Named Person delays cause fresh embarrassment for Scots Govt https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-named-person-delays-cause-fresh-embarrassment-scots-govt/ The controversial Named Person Scheme has been hit by more delays, causing further embarrassment for the Scottish Government.

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Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:05:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-named-person-delays-cause-fresh-embarrassment-scots-govt/
Top UK judge: Christian Institute Supreme Court case is ‘most important’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-uk-judge-christian-institute-supreme-court-case-important/ President of the UK Supreme Court, Baroness Hale, says The Christian Institute’s legal victory on family freedoms is a ‘most important’ case.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:51:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-uk-judge-christian-institute-supreme-court-case-important/
SNP vows to push on with 'broken' named person plans https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-vows-push-broken-named-person-plans/ Scotland’s First Minister has vowed to press on with her Government’s beleaguered Named Person scheme, despite fierce criticism by MSPs, the media and campaigners.

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:40:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/snp-vows-push-broken-named-person-plans/
Floundering Named Person policy delayed again https://www.christian.org.uk/news/floundering-named-person-policy-delayed/ The Scottish Government is facing further embarrassment over its contentious Named Person scheme after a new setback.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:05:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/floundering-named-person-policy-delayed/
MSPs to get vote on contentious Named Person rules in Govt U-turn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-get-vote-contentious-named-person-rules-govt-u-turn/ Scottish politicians will be given the opportunity to vote on controversial Named Person data-sharing rules, following a Government concession.

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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:00:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-get-vote-contentious-named-person-rules-govt-u-turn/
Leading proponent turns on Named Person plans https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-proponent-turns-named-person-plans/ The Scottish Government’s embattled Named Person scheme faced renewed criticism last week, when one of its leading proponents dubbed it unworkable.

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:53:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-proponent-turns-named-person-plans/
MSPs urge Scots Govt: ‘Don’t bypass Parliament on Named Person’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-urge-scots-govt-dont-bypass-parliament-named-person/ MSPs have urged the Scottish Government to let Parliament scrutinise a named person code of practice on data sharing.

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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:55:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-urge-scots-govt-dont-bypass-parliament-named-person/
‘Scots police broke law sharing info under Named Person’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scots-police-broke-law-sharing-info-named-person/ The Scottish police force broke the law by sharing sensitive information on children under the controversial Named Person scheme, campaigners say.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:50:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/scots-police-broke-law-sharing-info-named-person/
‘Named person puts unbearable pressure on teachers’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-person-puts-unbearable-pressure-teachers/ The Scottish Government’s controversial Named Person scheme creates an “impossible” burden for teachers, MSPs have heard.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:59:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/named-person-puts-unbearable-pressure-teachers/
‘Teachers need law degree to understand Named Person rules’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-need-law-degree-understand-named-person-rules/ Rules on data sharing under the embattled Named Person scheme are so complicated, teachers and health visitors will need ‘legal degrees’ to understand them, MSPs have heard.

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Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:36:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-need-law-degree-understand-named-person-rules/
Teachers face ‘unsustainable workload’ under Named Person plans https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-face-unsustainable-workload-named-person-plans/ Teachers are increasingly concerned about the “viability” of the Named Person scheme, Scotland’s biggest education trade union has warned.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:24:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-face-unsustainable-workload-named-person-plans/
Revealed: Named persons will get just one day of training https://www.christian.org.uk/news/revealed-named-persons-will-get-just-one-day-training/ Head teachers, health workers and other named persons will get only one day of training to learn how to carry out their role.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:28:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/revealed-named-persons-will-get-just-one-day-training/
'Watered-down Named Person plans still run risk of legal challenge' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/watered-named-person-plans-still-run-risk-legal-challenge/ The Christian Institute has warned that new, heavily watered-down, plans for a Named Person scheme in Scotland do not go far enough and are at risk of a legal challenge.

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 14:24:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/watered-named-person-plans-still-run-risk-legal-challenge/