Don't forget where RYOGENS was heading
Power to El Reg's elbow and all that, but as AC says above in relation to eCAF, there is a whole bunch of stuff beyond the ContactPoint database.
To say that "the original vision" was just "wide-ranging information about all children, available to all" is to miss the point somewhat.
Here is how Warwickshire (Agenda No. 11, 16th June 2005) described what they were up to:
"RYOGENS is an electronic information sharing system, enabling any agency using the system to identify and log concerns about children and young people. Current information sharing protocols allow the sharing of information about children and young people who are thought to be showing early signs of anti-social behaviour or offending. It is anticipated that this definition of concern will be expanded with the development of broader information protocols."
'Thought to be showing early signs ...' eh?