Digital copy of Exhibit 7: Historic Abuse Redress Scheme Application Form and Supporting Documentation as supplied by Lacey Advocates. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 780's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 29 November 2015 [C/D/AW1/B3/21/WS000679].

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July 3rd 2012 - July 4th 2012

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Contains personal details of claimant and David Coleman of Lavelle Coleman Solicitors, representing the claimant. Provides details of claimant's time in residential care under the States of Jersey, naming Brig-y-Don Children's Home, Les Chênes Residential School, and Basil Lodge Hostel. Provides details of claimant's family background, mentioning father, alcoholism, and emotional and physical abuse. Lists other children in care with the claimant. Details abuse alleged to have taken place, naming three members of Les Chênes Residential School staff including Mario Lundi [Lundy]. Refers to belief complaints regarding abuse would not have been accepted, and refers to previous statement to States of Jersey Police dated 16 April 2008. Names Dr Brendan Kellett and Dr [John] Coates as claimant's medical practitioners. Contains Appendix 1: Section 4 (a) - Detail of the Abuse. Relates to claimant's placement in cell for six weeks at Les Chênes without washing or toilet facilities within the cell. Refers to feelings of isolation growing as a result of placement in cell. Refers to emotional and physical abuse of claimant, and witnessing abuse towards other residents. Refers to alcoholism of a member of staff. Mentions physical abuse by Mario Lundi [Lundy]. Explains reason for nickname of a member of staff at Les Chênes being 'Pinball Wizard' due to physical abuse by the member of staff towards residents. Mentions witnessing corporal punishment of residents by the member of staff and Mario Lundi [Lundy]. Details long term effects of abuse upon claimant, mentioning contact with police, alcohol and drug abuse, depression, lack of ability to trust, loss of education and opportunities, and relationship with former wife and child.


Basil Lodge Hostel
Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Historic Abuse Redress Scheme
Lacey Advocates
Lavelle Coleman Solicitors
Les Chênes Residential School
Mourant Ozannes
States of Jersey Police
Coates, John
Coleman, David
Corrigan, Laura
Kellett, Brendan
Lundy, Mario


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