Posts Tagged: Scottish Politics

Scotland’s Named Person Scheme. What’s to fear?

Scotland’s Named Person Scheme. What’s to fear? As I write this column the Scottish Conservatives are preparing to use this week’s Holyrood debating time to call for a rethink of Scotland’s Named Person scheme before it comes into force later this summer. From 31st August a ‘Named Person’ will be appointed to monitor the welfare… Read more »

Where are all the parents in Scottish Politics?

Where are all the parents? I’ve been looking for them, but in vain. Oh there are plenty at the school gate at the end of the day, and sitting by beds in the children’s wards in hospitals wearing worried expressions. There are plenty in the supermarkets in the evenings, both working the checkouts and trawling… Read more »