Child protection chiefs in the Highlands have been accused of acting with “irresponsibility” when they “failed” a baby and a toddler who both suffered violent head injuries.
Child protection chiefs in the Highlands were facing questions last night over why a report into the neglect and tragic death of a toddler was kept under wraps for a year.
Tragic toddler Clyde Campbell was neglected for months before his death after police, social workers and Named Persons all “missed” various opportunities to protect him.
John Swinney faced down hostile MSPs to insist he is "wholly confident" pilots of the controversial Named Person policy had kept within the law.
The Scottish Government is facing an open rebellion from families against its controversial named person scheme.
John Swinney has admitted that high-profile cases in the Highlands show that the controversial Named Person scheme stops working if abusers simply opt out.
The SNP has been criticised over its attempt to use the tragic death of toddler Clyde Campbell to "promote" the party's controversial Named Person scheme.
Tragic toddler Clyde Campbell had no contact with his "named person" in the year and a half leading up to his death - after his uncaring mother told them to stop visiting.
The mother of a toddler who died as she spent the night with her new boyfriend broke down yesterday as she was jailed for child neglect.
The mother of a two-year-old boy found dead at his Highland home has been charged with child neglect.