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    Conference Report: Dealing with Highly Intrusive Parasitic Public Servants

    Wednesday, 30th May 2012 | Civil Liberties, Education

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    Excerpt: Report of the online conference hosted by Home Education Forums on 29/05/12.   Dealing with Highly Intrusive Parasitic Public Servants Practical strategies to tackle intrusive threatening and bullying behaviour disguised as ‘support’   This conference, while aiming to give voice to alternative views to government’s adopted-without-evidence policy of universal early intervention and forced delivery of compulsory ‘services’, acknowledges the necessity for statutory intervention in a minority of cases where there is actual, or properly risk-assessed evidence of the likelihood of, significant harm being caused to another person. Contributors’ views are their own.   Opening Remarks Thanks for plugging into our online conference which aims to highlight the dangers of pursuing…

    Dealing with Highly Intrusive Parasitic Public Servants

    Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 | Civil Liberties, Education, Law

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    Excerpt: As an antidote to the continuing harassment of home educators and persistent ultra vires activity on the part of local authorities throughout the UK, Home Ed Forums is hosting an online conference - Dealing with Highly Intrusive Parasitic Public Servants – Practical strategies to tackle intrusive threatening and bullying behaviour disguised as ‘support’ – on our public forums on 29th May.   This event will be a law abiding families’ alternative to another conference taking place that day, which is generously funded by the taxpayer and appears to encourage the demonisation of parents who may not agree with the conventional ‘wisdom’ imparted by social workers…

    Next time it could be you

    Thursday, 10th May 2012 | Civil Liberties, Family, Law

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    Excerpt: Serious concerns have recently been raised on both our public and family forums about the bullying tactics employed by some local authorities, whose officers have taken it upon themselves to pass judgement on what is best for ‘our children’ on the basis that their own parenting choices (e.g. dump kids in day care and nursery ‘education’ at the earliest possible opportunity and rentseek at the taxpayers’ expense) are not only beyond reproach but should ideally be embraced by all. There is a word for that beginning with F.   At the same time too many home educating parents still believe that the increasingly…