Named person proposals open up a can of worms

Tam Baillie
Monday, September 2, 2013

The Daily Express (Scotland) proclaimed: "Hundreds of parents have already signed an online petition demanding the Big Brother-style proposals are ditched." The Faculty of Advocates said the proposal has "the potential to be used to undermine families". The Law Society of Scotland warned it amounted to "disproportionate state interference" because it could conflict with the right to respect for private and family life as set out in the European Convention on Human Rights.

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