Digital copy of a Letter from a relative of Witness 30's family to Attorney General A V [Vernon Amy] Tomes. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 30.

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December 20th 1985 - December 20th 1985

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Details overall concern for Witness 30 and his siblings, mentioning visits to the family home, along with a mother and another relative. Refers to approach to the Children's Office regarding concerns for the children, and instances where the children themselves would report their concerns to relatives or to the Police. Details concerns regarding Witness 30's brother's mental health, mentioning suggestions of suicide. Refers to emotional abuse present in the home. Advocates for the children to be admitted into Care. Describes Witness 30's parents, mentioning Witness 30's father's alcoholism. Refers to Witness 30's residency in Care due to non attendance at school, and his visits home at weekends. Comments on Witness 30 having witnessed parental rows, and hearing requests by his mother to return home. Notes that during a recent weekend visit Witness 30 was told by his father to leave the family home, and that Witness 30 was physically assaulted.


Children's Services
Children's Office
Tomes, Vernon Amy
Crown Officers Department


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