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 …

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the beleaguered John Swinney, the “named person approach” will continue, despite the controversial policy having been withdrawn from law after a humiliating defeat in the Supreme Court.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 …