Public inquiry into GIRFEC human rights impact: parliamentary petition update

The Scottish Parliament’s Education & Skills Committee is due to reconsider petition PEO1692 for an independent public inquiry into the human rights impact of GIRFEC policy in the coming weeks. In order to inform the committee’s further deliberations, joint petitioners Read More …

New ‘ACE’ branding, same old junk science

In November 2012, the National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People was published.  As a comprehensive useful idiots’ guide to tick-box tyranny based on prevention (i.e. junk) science, the document made no mention of ‘consent’ or Read More …

Scottish Home Ed Forum highlights fundamental flaws in information sharing bill

New named person bill still fails to ‘get it right’ The Scottish Home Education Forum has warned that the government’s latest attempt to revive its controversial named person scheme will fall foul of the same overarching human rights and data Read More …

Ever-decreasing circles

Published in the Scottish Review, 16 August 2017. Hyperlinks to sources have been added to aid independent research. A new, dedicated information-sharing bill has finally been introduced to parliament in a bid to remedy defective sections of the Children and Read More …