Digital copy of a Memorandum from Mr D Davenport, Child Care Officer to Mr A Skinner, Children's Officer concerning a child in care at [Blanche Pierre] Family Group Home. [Some details redacted].

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November 14th 1990 - November 14th 1990

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Refers to a proposition that the child be fostered with former Group Parents Mr [Alan] and Mrs [Jane] Maguire and a subsequent interview arranged between Mr Davenport, Mr and Mrs Maguire and the child's father, her legal guardian. Provides details of the interview held at the Children's Office on 20 November 1990, outlining purpose to put the official proposition to the child's father and seek his agreement or otherwise. Refers to the child's father being in favour of his daughter's transfer and reference to the child confirming her desire to transfer. Refers to discussion with the father about the differences between fostering and adoption, in respect full rights and responsbilities including right for contacts between himself and his daughter. Also includes comments about the Maguires' future aspirations for the child, referring to planned move to a larger home and arrangements for forthcoming Christmas, noting agreement for the child to spend Christmas with the Maguires in Manchester. Includes details about the fostering vetting process carried out by Mr Castledine, Child Care Officer (Fostering) and remarks about the suitability and timing of the placement. Includes a note dated 27 November 1990 from Anton Skinner to R D [Richard Davenport] outlining likely timing of the placement and arrangements for David Castledine to visit the family to convey the necessary informaiton on fostering, complete forms and collect information for the foster file.


Castledine, David
Davenport, Richard
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Skinner, Anton
Children's Office
Le Squez Family Group Home


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