Digital copy of a Committee Report by Children's Officer A [Anton] J Skinner. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 216's witness statement to States of Jersey Police dated 27 April 1991 see C/D/AW1/B1/3/2/WS000486.

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September 25th 1991 - September 25th 1991

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Refers to Witness 216's key worker's employment by the Education Committee at Heathfield Children's Home. Details allegations by Witness 216 regarding sexual abuse by his key worker over a period of four years, beginning when Witness 216 was a resident at Heathfield. Notes inconclusive Police investigation, and opinion of the Legal Adviser to the Police concerning the lack of grounds for a criminal prosecution. Refers to issues of concern regarding Witness 216's key worker's professional judgement in relation to Witness 216 and to his responsibilities at Heathfield. Details Witness 216's key worker's written request for early retirement, effective from 31 October 1991. Recommends that Witness 216's key worker's request be supported, and forwarded by Act of Committee to the Establishment Committee for their consideration on the grounds of early retirement resulting in the improved efficiency of the [Children's] Service. Proposed to enhance Witness 216's key worker's years of service by 1 year and 9 months to 6 years, therefore entitling the key worker to a pension of a tenth of his present salary, some £2,600.


Children's Services
Education Committee
Heathfield Children's Home
Establishment Committee
States of Jersey Police
Skinner, Anton


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