‘Named person’ scheme briefing


On 19 February 2014, the Scottish Parliament decided that every child in Scotland should have a ‘named person’ – a state official tasked with looking after their “wellbeing”.

Included in this briefing:

  • Trampling on parents’ rights
  • State guardian for every child
  • Nationalising parenthood: dangerous and unworkable
  • A breach of human rights
  • Nonsense arguments for state monitoring
  • The Orkney case: officials snatch children from innocent parents
  • When will state minders interfere in the home?
  • Much more…

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