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Family Education Trust


UK Supreme Court strikes down 'defective' and 'disproportionate' named person scheme

28 July 2016


Family Education Trust welcomes today’s UK Supreme Court ruling that the named person scheme is ‘defective’ and ‘cannot be brought into force’ in its present form.


The plan that every child and young person in Scotland should have a state-appointed professional to ‘safeguard and support their wellbeing’ from birth until at least the age of 18 will therefore not now be introduced as originally proposed.

Norman Wells, director of the Family Education Trust, one of the four charities which brought the case to the UK Supreme Court, commented:

‘We warmly welcome the Court’s recognition that the named person scheme represents a disproportionate intrusion into family life and undermines parents...'


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