GIRFEC Named Person data collection and sharing: examples of unlawful guidance

These examples of unlawful data sharing policies (compiled in August 2017) were all rubber stamped  a year before the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 was passed and more than three years before its information sharing provisions (later struck Read More …

Never mind consent, just steal the data

According to the latest snippet of Scottish Government spin, the compulsory named person is a point of contact who parents will never need to approach if they choose not to. Lying by omission is still lying, of course. Parents don’t need to approach Read More …

A Named Parent for every professional?

The Myles Bradbury case brings into sharp focus the inherent dangers of the universal Scottish Named Person scheme, which promotes professional power-over access to every child and facilitates the gathering and sharing of every child’s (and every associated adult’s) sensitive personal data among a large number Read More …