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Scottish Tory leader urges the Scottish Government to scap the Named Person Scheme
Ruth Davidson told delegates attending this years Conservative Party conference that the Scottish Government should scrap the Named Person scheme
SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES leader Ruth Davidson has renewed calls to scrap the Named Person legislation in Scotland during a speech at the Conservative Party conference.
Davidson told delegates in Birmingham today that it is time for the Scottish Government to listen and learn after the UK Supreme Court ruled that its plans were “unlawful”.
SNP attack Tory “hypocrisy” for introducing then opposing the ‘Named Person’ scheme
Tory-led council describes policy as “generally positive” - which Tories opposed in the election campaign
THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY have accused the Tory opposition of “sheer hypocrisy” for attacking the ’Named Person’ scheme in the election, while Tory councillors implement the policy in South Ayrshire.
Scottish Tory council has run 'Named Person' scheme for 5 years without problems
Tories in Ayrshire running scheme Ruth Davidson claims is “unworkable”
A TORY RUN COUNCIL operating the controversial ‘Named Person’ child protection scheme says its experience has been “generally positive” half a decade after the measure was first introduced.
The ‘Named Person’ scheme, part of the ‘Getting it right for every child’ government initiative, was vigorously opposed by Conservative leader Ruth Davidson during the election campaign, when she claimed it was “unworkable” and could end in “tragedy”.
Nicky MacCrimmon: Here's how the Named Person scheme really works
Perthshire community worker and SNP activist Nicky MacCrimmon offers some expertise on the Scottish Government's Named Person scheme following recent controversy about its potential repercussions
THE debate about the Named Person service seems like one that just won't go away.
Maggie Mellon: Why the Named Person legislation is not a progressive measure
Feminist campaigner and former social worker Maggie Mellon makes the case against the Scottish Government's 'Named Person' scheme
SCOTLAND, like the rest of the UK and much of Europe, is an increasingly unequal society.
Police Scotland raises concern over Scottish Government 'named person' scheme
Authority adds to voices seeking clarity from the government on implementation of the scheme
A SENIOR Police Scotland officer has expressed concern over the implementation of the Scottish Government's 'named person scheme', adding to mounting criticism of the new legislation, which will come into effect in August 2016.
What is the 'named person scheme' and why are people worried about it?
The Scottish Government has passed a law saying every child will have a 'named person' in charge of their welfare, but who will this person be and what will they do?
What is the named person scheme?
The named person scheme is part of the Children's and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 which has been passed by the Scottish Parliament and takes effect from August 2016.
It means that every child from birth until the age of 18 years will have a named person overseeing their welfare.
Who will the named person be?