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.
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:
- The Christian Institute
- Family Education Trust
- The Young ME Sufferers (“Tymes”) Trust
- CARE (Christian Action Research & Education)
- James McIntosh
- Rhianwen McIntosh
- 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.