Byline: COLETTE DOUGLAS-HOME
I AM not against teaching children a proper understanding of sex. I am all for being compassionate toward those who get embroiled in it too early for their own physical or emotional good. But I would not want a family planning clinic in my child's school.
I suspect a great many parents in the designated areas won't want it either. If their child has not fallen into the habit of early sex, they won't want him or her to get the impression it is an acknowledged part of school life.
But what other impression can they get with a sex clinic between the classroom and the gym?
If there is a need for a medical confidante, let us appoint school doctors who hold clinics one or two days a week and are responsible for the overall physical welfare of the child.
Have the people who plan to set up Family Planning Clinics in Glasgow's most deprived schools stopped to ask themselves why their services …