Digital copy of [Tape 1] of the Transcript of Alan William Maguire's tape recorded interview with States of Jersey Police in the presence of Detective Constable 181 Ron Melvin, Detective Constable 208 Nicholas Troy, and Advocate Chris Lakeman. Recorded in Interview Room Number 4 at the Rouge Bouillon Police Station. Tape Reference No: 10011998RM/1A. [Some details redacted].

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January 10th 1998 - January 10th 1998

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Refers to interview taking place following allegations of indecent assault, assaults, and cruelty to children regarding children formerly resident at Blanche Pierre Group Children's Home [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home] between 1980 and 1990. Provides details of interview, referring to Alan Maguire's health, marriage to Jane Maguire, employment at Social Security on the Temporary Work Scheme, and take over of the running of Blanche Pierre by Alan and Jane Maguire dated 1 April 1980. Provides details of qualifications held relating to childcare, Children's Office, arrangements as houseparents, and other staff at Blanche Pierre. Mentions guidelines forbidding physical punishment, mentioning Charles [Smith, Children's Officer]. Provides details of children resident at Blanche Pierre. Refers to Doctor Freeman, General Hospital, France, Beauvallon Camp Site, fostering, Heathfield [Children's Home], Le Squez Primary School. Provides details of allegations made by children formerly resident at Blanche Pierre regarding their treatment by Alan and Jane Maguire. Refers to emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Notes that a large number of allegations are substantiated by other children or by members of staff.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Office
Heathfield Children's Home
Jersey General Hospital
Le Squez School
States of Jersey Police
Social Security Department
Freeman, Dr
Lakeman, Chris, Advocate
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Melvin, Ron
Smith, Charles
Troy, Nicholas, Detective Constable


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