‘Registration’ petition: our submission to Committee

Following our two previous posts, The SPICe is not always right: questions over home education briefing (21 September 2019) and ‘Registration’ petition revisited (21 February 2020), the Scottish Home Education Forum has sent a submission to the Petitions Committee, whose members are Read More …

Call for review of Highlands version of named person scheme

Highland Council has been urged to carry out a full-scale review of its version of the Scottish government’s scrapped named person scheme by a Conservative councillor. Our comments are included in this BBC piece: Call for review of Highlands version Read More …

Swinney re-nails decaying parrot to named person perch 

According to the beleaguered John Swinney, the “named person approach” will continue, despite the controversial policy having been withdrawn from law after a humiliating defeat in the Supreme Court. Named Person ‘approach’ will continue reveals John Swinney Mr Swinney said Read More …