Digital copy of Social Enquiry Report from the Children's Office for the Jersey Juvenile Court relating to Witness 28. Signed by Child Care Officer Dorothy Inglis and Children's Officer C A Smith. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 28. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 28's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 15 January 2015 [C/D/AW1/B3/5/WS000334].

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May 21st 1980 - May 21st 1980

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Describes personal details of Witness 28, including references to his parents, siblings, and education. Details background of Witness 28's family, including parental ability, and placement of children at Haut de la Garenne. Notes that parents are living together in a flat on the island, and are both employed. Refers to limited contact and visits between parents and their children. Refers to Witness 28, his personality and education at Le Rocquier School. Comments on concern growing whilst Witness 28 was at Haut de la Garenne over his attitude and behaviour. Details Witness 28's employment upon leaving school, and his transfer to Basil Lodge Hostel, run by the Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship. Describes Witness 28's growing truculent and anti-social behavour once at Basil Lodge Hostel, loss of employment, and offences committed. Refers to Witness 28's placement on remand at Les Chênes Residential School, and his need for further residential care in the future. Asks the Court to consider requesting a psychiatrist report on Witness 28 before proceeding with his case.


Children's Department
Les Chênes Residential School
Haut de la Garenne
Juvenile Court
Smith, C A
Le Rocquier School
Basil Lodge Hostel
Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship
Royal Court
Inglis, Dorothy, née Simpson


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