Nanny Knows Best

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Monday, January 08, 2007

Nanny Hates Smacking

Nanny Hates Smacking
Funny how Nanny, at times, can be a tad hypocritical isn't it?

Last month Nanny's Children's Commissioner for England, Prof Sir Al Aynsley-Green, announced that he had begun preparing a dossier for the United Nations, to back his case that parents who smack their children are abusing their human rights.

Prof Sir Al Aynsley-Green says that parents must be banned outright from smacking. In his view existing laws fail to protect children from harm, and he intends to submit a report to the UN by this autumn.

Prof Sir Al Aynsley-Green wants to ban parents completely from smacking.

Quite how this will be enforced, is beyond me. Child's word against parents perhaps?

All rather embarassing for Bliary Poppins, who admitted in an interview in 2006 that he had smacked both his elder sons.

As Bliary rightly said:

"I think everybody knows the difference

between smacking a kid and abusing a child

In other words, exercise common sense and trust the judgement of the parent.


  1. Anonymous9:36 AM

    aaaahhh, nothing like the sweet taste of hypocrisy, to make Nanny look a twat...!

    Steve, North London

  2. Anonymous1:08 PM

    Be very aware of this happening. It was challenged in New Zealand maybe 6 months (give or take a month) ago and with all the women's groups and familiy groups backing it up. In the end the law was past with the wording, "Unreasonable force" which in turn has just increasd the lawyers incomes.

    Oh, they will enforce it alright. they have to for this is the children and you know how nanny gets crazy when the children's rights and safety are in need.

  3. And just how, I'd like to know, is a decent parent supposed to steer his kids clear of the ASBOs and suchlike, if he can't smack 'em about the head every now and again?

    Bit of a Catch 22, innit?

  4. Anonymous1:28 PM

    Perhaps, if a few more parents were to smack their children occasionally (I mean 'smack', NOT to beat them to within an inch of their lives) there would be far fewer problems from the younger generation in terms of anti-social behaviour and other crimes. Moreover, if the cane had been retained in the schools, is it not feasible that pupils behaviour would not have deteriated to such a degree?
    I you don't want to receive the punishment, don't commit the crime!

  5. Anonymous2:06 PM

    No, no, guys. Everyone knows that children will always listen to the sweet voice of reason.

    "Please don't do that, Jonathan?"

    "Why, you skanky old cow?"

    "Because Mummy doesn't like it when you set fire to the house."

    "Screw you, bitch."

    "Now, now, Jonathan, please mind your language."

    "Oh... my... gosh! Of course! You're so right, Mummy! How could I have been so blind as to hurt you so? I'm so, so sorry, and I promise I'll be a model eight-year-old citizen from now on..."

  6. Anonymous2:14 PM

    Black Sea said...

    "And just how, I'd like to know, is a decent parent supposed to steer his kids clear of the ASBOs and suchlike, if he can't smack 'em about the head every now and again?"

    Just tell them you are thinking of selling them on eBay for medical experiments or body parts.

    If problems persist put up the ad - though in someone elses name and account of course!

    Either that or put them into care.

  7. Repeal child labour laws.
    Then we won't be chained to each other.
    When I was 12 I was ready to leave 'home' but couldn't, as it would have meant starvation, criminalisation and victimisation.
    When I was 23 I met the woman I should have been preparing myself for since I was 5; I wasn't prepared, because I had had no life but education.
    Needless to say, we have no current situation.
    Hang Beveridge, Shaftesbury and their ilk upside down by nails in their big toes.