Digital copy of Documents relating to a Case Discussion at Haut de la Garenne on 8 July 1980 on Witness 167. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 167's Witness Statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/12.

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July 7th 1980 - July 11th 1980

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• Memorandum dated 9 July 1980 from Mr R Davenport, Child Care Officer to Mr C A Smith, Children's Officer concerning recommendations following a Case Discussion at Haut de la Garenne on 8 July 1980 on Witness 167. Copies sent to Mrs B Chappell and Mr J H Thomson. Provides details of recommendations for: Mr Smith to see the foster mother on 11 July 1980 at her request to reiterate the Children's Department's authority and responsibility for Witness 167; commencement of a planned programme of weekend home leaves of four weekends subject to Witness 167's good behaviour; continuation of close liaison between field staff and the foster home; and Witness 167 being allowed to return to the foster home for the period of the Haut de la Garenne summer camp between 17 and 31 August before returning to Haut de la Garenne. Includes a note dated 11 July 1980 noting that the recommendations had been agreed by the foster parents. • Summary of events appropriate to Case Discussion at Haut de la Garenne on 8 July 1980 on Witness 167. Signed by R D [Richard Davenport] on 7 July 1980. Provides a timeline of significant events relating to Witness 167. Includes references to Witness 167 being boarded-out, behaviour difficulties at Le Rocquier School including truancy, alcohol consumption, shoplifting, transfer into care at Haut de la Garenne and a binding over order issued by the Juvenile Court. Also includes a record of comments from numerous visits to see Witness 167 at Haut de la Garenne, including remarks about her behaviour, her attitude towards returning to her foster home and comments about her personality and conduct.


Chappell, Brenda
Davenport, Richard
Smith, Charles
Thomson, Jim
Children's Department
Children's Office
Education Committee
Haut de la Garenne
Juvenile Court
Le Rocquier School


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