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Thread] 10 reasons why the Netherlands (and everywhere else) should beware Scotland's failed #GIRFEC policy:

1. UK Supreme Court struck down Parts 4&5 of 2014 CYP Act because the mass #datatheft on which #GIRFEC policy relies breaches #Article8 & #GDPR bailii.org/uk/cases/UKSC/…
2. Scottish @homeed forum & @tymestrust are petitioning @ScotParl for a #publicinquiry into past & present #GIRFEC breaches of #humanrights parliament.scot/GettingInvolve…

3. #GIRFEC victims' testimony was excluded from evidence to parliamentary committee np-fringe.uk/the-evidence
4. Remedial legislation to resurrect #girfec #namedperson blocked by parliament: #shanarri too vague/subjective and no legally compliant code of practice no2np.org/unworkable-nam…
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And so, as much threatened, Tuesday Tweet mayhem as a I finally get to address points around the #GRA and why I think the Government is pushing ahead and is going to change the process.

But first, it’s time to clear up a few misconceptions—mostly T*RF-created...

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misconceptions but also, weirdly, a misconception put out by the EHRC as well.

So gather up your chairs, bean-bags, footstools, and pouffes (It’s a Sin, I know) and sit awhile and listen, ‘cos this is going to be a long one.

So; misconception number one...

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That legally you are your sex on your birth certificate, unless you have a #GRC, no exceptions.

As anybody who studies this area of law knows, that’s just wrong. And not even a little bit wrong. Very wrong. And the reason why it’s wrong stems mainly from...

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