Named person scheme dropped

By Dan Peters | 20 September 2019

A mandatory named person scheme for every child in Scotland – underpinned by law – will not now happen, deputy first minister John Swinney has announced.

Plans for every child to have a named person – part of the Children and Young People Act 2014 – had been waiting for information sharing legislation before being brought into force.

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