Digital copy of a Re-assessment of Parental Contributions in respect of Witness 216 and his brothers. Signed by [Child Care Officer] H [Hal] Coomer. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 216. 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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June 18th 1984 - June 18th 1984

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Provides details of Witness 216's family, mentioning father's employment for nine years. Describes Witness 216's family, and concerns raised by schools, Police, Children's Office, and Heath Visitors regarding the family. Notes requests from members of extended family that the children be taken into Care. Mentions Grainville School, Care Orders, and Voluntary Admissions. Notes the improvement in the children's attendance at school whilst they have been placed in Care. Notes financial considerations as the major factor governing Witness 216's parents' withdrawals of their children from Care, due to Parental Contributions of £9.00 a week per child, constituting 28% of [Witness 216's father's] wages. Refers to previous appearances before the Petty Debts Court due to Witness 216's parents' inability to match the contribution required. Requests the Committee to accept £15.00 per week as the maximum parental contribution from Witness 216's family, irrespective of the number of children in Care.


Children's Services
Grainville School
States of Jersey Police
Coomer, Hal


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