Skip to comments.Child welfare 'named person' plans questioned by MSPs (every child 'assigned' govt worker-Scotland)
Posted on 05/27/2013 6:41:59 AM PDT by autumnraine
Every child in Scotland would be appointed a 'named person' from birth under new legislation
Government plans to provide every child in Scotland with a "named person" have been questioned by MSPs.
Under legislation set out in the Children and Young People Bill, every child would be assigned a named person, such as a health worker, from birth.
The adult would be responsible for safeguarding the child's welfare.
MSPs from Holyrood's Public Petitions Committee pressed Children's Minister Aileen Campbell on how such a measure would work in practice.
SNP MSP John Wilson asked how children would be made aware that they had a named person, and how that named person would be identified to the child. Continue reading the main story Start Quote
How in practice does that really establish a bond of confidence on which people feel they can rely?
Jackson Carlaw Conservative MSP
"How do we make sure that this named person is actually identified to the young person, and the young person has the confidence and the ability to actually directly speak to that named individual?" he said.
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Normally they are called parents. What is government trying to do?
This is creepy and insulting. How is a social worker supposedly going to be better or more concerned over a child than its parents?
This is implying that most families are abusive and that all children need to be shielded from their parents.
Not to mention, it’s a lovely way to raise a generation to think with uniform values...
Replacing God’s two “named persons” with ______ .
I don’t know how this can even fiscally practical. Basically, just birthing a child gets you a CPS case.
This is probably the most terrifying thing I have read. That it is even being proposed is frightening.
Will they have gov't funded imamns to watch over the kiddies?
There is great anger and disquiet in Scotland over this, as the Bill got little media attention and sneaked in through the back door so to speak.
Scotland? “FREEDOM!” - ya, right....
This is a Bill, it isnt law yet. There is still time to defeat the Bill or at least remove its most unwanted parts.
Scottish MSP’s are already uneasy about it, and there is growing media/public disquiet.
“Guardian angel”? “Handler”? “Custodian”? “Ball and Chain”?
Sadly, we are the most nanny state part of the UK, as leftwing parties rule and there is little conservative opposition.
We arent sheep, but we arent the Scottish lion of old.
“MSPs from Holyrood’s Public Petitions Committee pressed Children’s Minister Aileen Campbell on how such a measure would work in practice.”
Forget that the very premise on which this type of legislation is based is anti-God, anti-freedom, and anti-family. These chowder heads (haggis brains?) are asking how it would work! Not, “On what basis do we find this to be anything but abhorrent?” Not, “Isn’t this a parent’s duty?”
Nope! Just a blind acceptance of the misguided, socialist notion that government does everything better than the individual; that government knows what is best for every single person, from the cradle to the grave.
I fear freedom is perched precariously on the precipice of the cesspool that is socialism, all around the world. And, there may not be enough of us to keep it from falling over the edge.
Impossible to disipline a child if they have another adult to manipulate. It amazes me how foolish people who think they are wise are.
The correct term is Commisar.
nothing like nanny govt trusting people to bear and raise their own young, eh?
Scots, yer govt thinks you are stupid rasist fundie and (pick a pejorative) yobs who need govt supervision to raise yer bairns
Yes, Commissar, you nailed it.
I hope you guys can defeat this horror of a Bill.
Already here surreptitiously, unfolding under Obamacare.
“Minister Aileen Campbell” is insane and the people that voted for her need sever counseling.