The State is almost always the worst provider of everything. It is demonstrably the worst ‘parent’ a child can have. So this report is terrifying – all the more so when you consider the efforts of the Scottish government to introduce the Named Person scheme and its de facto assumption that natural parents were just surrogates for the state. Thank God for those who successfully opposed it.
“There is already a huge problem in the UK with over-intervention into family life. A recent study found that 22.5 per cent of children born in the 2009/2010 financial year were referred to social services before their 5th birthday..”
“Everyone was up in arms recently at children being separated from parents at the US border. Yet the same thing is happening in other countries, too”