New attempt to legalise state snooping ‘doomed to disaster’

Published in the Scottish Sunday Express, 6 August 2017. Print edition here. Attempt to legalise state snooping on families is ‘doomed to disaster’ THE SNP’s latest attempt to legalise state snooping on families is “doomed to disaster”, according to a Read More …

Allan Norman: ‘Children’s Social Services – Will we ever get it right?'”

In this informative presentation to members of the Positive Action Group on the Isle of Man, lawyer and social worker Allan Norman of Celtic Knot makes reference to the ‘named person’ judicial review, the outcome of which he accurately predicted Read More …

Wellbeing power cannot be construed as duty to share information

Lawyer Allan Norman dismisses the Local Government Act’s use as a gateway for routine sharing information on all children and young people. [The Supreme Court ruling of 28 July 2016 subsequently confirmed the illegality of such information processing.] He writes: There is equivalent legislation in Read More …