Procedural The Acting Chairman (Mr Speaker): Good afternoon everyone. Can I welcome everyone to this meeting of the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee. We are taking evidence in public this afternoon and can I ask as a matter of… Read More ›
Social Work Consultancy
Keywords Named Person, Getting It Right For Every Child, Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, parents. Corresponding author: Maggie Mellon,Independent consultant on social work practice and public policy. My four main reasons for opposing the Named Person Firstly, there… Read More ›
Maggie Mellon asks why we have children and what makes a parent. Drawing on her own experience of motherhood, she suggests what the national parenting strategy should do.
Feminist campaigner and social worker Maggie Mellon makes the case against the Scottish Government’s ‘Named Person’ scheme SCOTLAND, like the rest of the UK and much of Europe, is an increasingly unequal society. Poverty and inequality are what stunt… Read More ›
Feminist campaigner Maggie Mellon explains why she believes short term prison sentences are unhelpful – even in domestic abuse cases SCOTLAND may be poised to take a big step away from having one of the highest rates of imprisonment in Europe. … Read More ›