Lady Smith and the UK Supreme Court gives the answer.
Many people wonder why, in this age of electronic communications, we have such trouble talking to the Dochertys. The full story on that can only be told by Brian and Janice.
Words matter - as was recently pointed out by a member of the audience at "What's wrong with Named Person".
The Scottish Government's Named Person Scheme for compulsory state guardians - supervising the upbringing of every child - has been ruled unlawful. Nevertheless, the Minister responsible claims that only a "tweak" is required for compliance with European law.
Amongst the corruption and halfheartedness that characterises much of the modern Anglo-Saxon establishment there remains what Albert Jay Nock called “the substratum of right thinking and well doing “. This manifests itself in the most unexpected areas; in this case family law.
GIRFEC - Getting It Right For Every Child - is the Scottish Government version of Every Child Matters. It's name is interesting, for it does not say getting it right for YOUR child.
In mid-January 2016, Tim Farron MP, leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, called for the resettlement of Syrian unaccompanied refugee children in the UK. “Ignoring the desperation these vulnerable children find themselves in will only allow the situation to get worse,” he said. What could possibly go wrong?
In the full transcript of the Docherty interview, there are many stories of Police and Garda officers behaving badly, violently, unlawfully; perhaps the worst of the worst is the conduct of the officer the Dochertys knew as Sergeant Sam Buchan. Their account is in interview 2 of the Docherty Tapes. This is what they said:
Alex Thomson announces publication of the transcript of David Scott's extended interview with Brian and Janice Docherty. At over 250 pages, this was a huge amount of work by Alex and his team of UK Column members, all of whom are owed a huge thanks.
Brandon Lewis MP
In the last few days a very brave Detective Constable from the Met Police has given a public testimony of the orchestrated cover-up of widespread child abuse principally in London, but also UK wide. He describes the nature and scale of the child abuse including grooming, sexual abuse, prostitution, trafficking and cover-ups involving police, politicians, Local Authorities, Social Services and Charities.