SNP’s Named Person scheme on brink of collapse

SNP’s Named Person scheme on brink of collapse
 

The Scottish Government’s controversial Named Person Scheme is close to collapsing after a committee of MSPs voted to stall its passage into law.
The policy is now not likely to become operational for at least a year after the Education Committee decided not to publish a report into the revised plans.
The scheme, which would mean a single point of contact assigned to monitor the wellbeing of every child in Scotland, was ruled unlawful by the UK’s Supreme Court in July last year.
Judges said that while its aim was “legitimate and benign”, its data-sharing aspect was incompatible with the... read more

 
7 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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