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Digital copy of Health and Social Services Department Documentation Delta D HSSD 00162: HR [Human Resources] file of Witness 335. Contains 1. Notes for the information of the President of the Education Committee and Deputy Bailhache regarding allegations of sodomy made by a former resident at Heathfield against Witness 335; 2. Excerpt from an Inter-Departmental Financial Journal concerning Witness 335; 3. Letter from Pensions Officer Miss J Shepstone to Director of Education B [Brian] Grady; and 4. Letter from the Children's Officer to the Branch Manager. [Some details redacted].

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Reference ZC/D/AW2/A7/8/WD005789
Date 21 August 1991 - 29 April 1992
Scope and Content 1. Notes for the information of the President of the Education Committee and Deputy Bailhache regarding allegations of sodomy made by a former resident at Heathfield against Witness 335. Undated, c. 21 August 1991. Refers to the conclusion of police enquiries into allegations of sexual abuse made by a former resident of Heathfield concerning Witness 335, and a report submitted to Ian Christmas, Police Legal Adviser on 8 August 1991. Details conclusions reached by Ian Christmas, mentioning a memorandum dated 21 August 1991. Cites lack of forensic evidence supporting the allegations and lack of corroborrating evidence as reason for conclusion of insufficient evidence to support criminal proceedings. Details concerns regarding Witness 335's professional conduct in relation to the complainant, noting risks taken regarding the emotional and physical safety and wellbeing of the complainant and other Heathfield residents. Considers the Witness 335 to be an unacceptable risk in respect of directly working with children in the care of the Education Committee. Refers to the Witness 335's denial of the allegations and stance of Witness 335 that the complainant has made false allegations due to grievances against him. Refers to discussions about placing Witness 335 in a different role in Children's Services, noting difficulties ensuring that such a role avoids direct contact with children. Refers to a decision to be made regarding possible disciplinary action. 2. Excerpt from an Inter-Departmental Financial Journal concerning Witness 335. Dated 28 to 29 April 1992. Refers to Witness 335's early retirement, and a transfer of £241.00. Notes certification of Journal by [Ian Black]. 3. Letter from Pensions Officer Miss J Shepstone to Director of Education B [Brian] Grady. Dated 24 April 1992. Refers to payment made by the Education Committee in respect of Witness 335 and his pension. Notes that the method of calculating costings in relation to pensions has been revised, and requests a journal transfer of £241.00. 4. Letter from the Children's Officer to the Branch Manager. Undated, c. March 1992. Provides details of Witness 335's salary and terms of service at the time of his retirement. Lists period of employment. Vouches for Witness 335's personal, professional, and family background in relation to mortage commitments.
Names Children's Services
Education Committee
Education Department
Heathfield Children's Home
Health and Social Services
Lacey Advocates
Public Employees Contributory Retirement Scheme
States of Jersey Police
Treasury Department
Adamson, James, Detective Sergeant
Bailhache, Deputy
Baird, George
Christmas, Ian
Grady, Brian
Shepstone, J
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Language English
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Digital copy of Health and Social Services Department Documentation Delta D HSSD 00162: HR [Human Resources] file of Witness 335. Contains 1. Notes for the information of the President of the Education Committee and Deputy Bailhache regarding allegations of sodomy made by a former resident at Heathfield against Witness 335; 2. Excerpt from an Inter-Departmental Financial Journal concerning Witness 335; 3. Letter from Pensions Officer Miss J Shepstone to Director of Education B [Brian] Grady; and 4. Letter from the Children's Officer to the Branch Manager. [Some details redacted].

ZC/D/AW2/A7/8/WD005789

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