The Christian Institute

News Release

Supreme Court blocks Scottish Government’s Named Person scheme – PICTURES

Judges at the Supreme Court today ruled in favour of family campaigners, and blocked the Scottish Government’s controversial ‘Named Person’ scheme.

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Notes for editors

Read a detailed summary of the judgment and its implications.

The full judgment can be accessed via the Supreme Court website.

The parties to the legal action were:

  1. The Christian Institute
  2. Family Education Trust
  3. The Young ME Sufferers (“Tymes”) Trust
  4. CARE (Christian Action Research & Education)
  5. James McIntosh
  6. Rhianwen McIntosh
  7. Deborah Thomas

The Christian Institute is a non-denominational registered charity, which seeks to promote the Christian faith in the UK.

It was founded in 1991 by Christian church leaders and professionals and it currently campaigns on a range of issues including marriage and the family, child protection, pro-life concerns, drugs, religious liberty and education, as well as Christianity and the constitution.