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Digital copy of a Letter from a relative of Witness 216's family to Attorney General A V [Vernon Amy] Tomes. [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.
December 20th 1985 - December 20th 1985
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Details overall concern for Witness 216 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. Refers to Witness 216's choice to spend weekends with the individual's mother, rather than go home, whilst he was in Care. Refers to Witness 216's mother's demand of money from his grandmother in order to send Witness 216 and his brother to England on holiday. Refers to Witness 216's decision to continue his education. Details concerns regarding Witness 216'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 216's parents, mentioning Witness 216's father's alcoholism, and Witness 216's mother's mental health. Recalls an incident whilst Witness 216 was at Junior School, mentioning Queen's Road. Refers to Witness 216's mother's care for Witness 216's illegitimate older sister. Refers to an incident at a Public House, concerning Witness 216 and his family, mentioning Witness 216's mother's pregnancy. Refers to Witness 216 not living at home, [seeming to cite Witness 216's mother as the reason for his absence from the family home].
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