Comments

Digital copy of part of a Report by DS [Detective Sergeant] James Hyatt of [States of Jersey Police] regarding investigations into individuals named [in relation to allegations of child abuse]. [Some details redacted]. Undated, c. 2008 to 2015. For Witness 108's statement to the Inquiry dated 19 June 2015, see C/D/AW2/B1/3/WS000597.

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Reference

C/D/AW2/A1/2/WD005642

Date

2008 - 2015

Scope and Content

Refers to allegations of emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Refers to Senator [Stuart] Syvret, the Howard League for Penal Reform, the Grand Prix System [at Greenfields Centre, previously known as Les Chênes Residential School], Children's Homes regulations, the European Convention for Human Rights, a Report by an indvidual named Callender, Andrew Williamson, Chief Minister [Frank Walker], Council of Ministers, States of Jersey, JEP [Jersey Evening Post], Children's Services, and advice provided to those making allegation of abuse concerning the need to make formal complaints to Police. Refers to a subsequent Police enquiry. Names Witness 108, Mario Lundy, and two other members of Les Chênes staff as suspects. Provides details of victims, and of offences, mentioning the regime operated by Witness 108, Mario Lundy, and two other members of Les Chênes staff. Refers to statements taken from 6 complainants regarding allegations of physical abuse relating to 4 members of staff. Suggests that an enquiry into Les Chênes could span a similar time scale period to the Haut de la Garenne enquiry. Comments on the need to collate and report on relevant policies regarding Les Chênes, the Youth Court, and Education [Department]. Notes that the [Children's Services client] files of residents previously at [Les Chênes] have been seized for review. Provides details of other suspects, naming a former member of staff at Heathfield Children's Home, and the former member of staff's departure from Heathfield following disclosures by victims and reports by staff. Refers to a link to the Anton Skinner enquiry, noting Anton Skinner's role as Head of Children's Services. Provides details of allegations of sexual abuse against a suspect, and attempts ongoing to obtain statements and corroborating evidence. Refers to a man in relation to a disclosure of indecent assault and gross indecency, mentioning a referral to the NSPCC [National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children] by a victim's mother. Refers to the man’s previous convictions for sexual assault during the 1980s. Provides details of the victim, mentioning a fostering placement during the 1970s following a placement at Haut de la Garenne. Provides details of allegations of sexual abuse of victim by the man. Refers to review of the victim's Child Care files, and attempts to trace social workers or carers involved with the victim at the time. Refers to attempts to trace individuals who may be able to provide evidence in relation to the allegations. Refers to an individual interviewed, mentioning his expulsion for offences against children. Notes that the individual does not appear to be aware of offences committed against the victim. Refers to individual's belief that his sisters are seriously traumatised with regards to events, and that interview by Police with regard to the victim's allegations would distress the sisters. Includes Target List, naming [Anton] Skinner, [Morag] Kidd, [Anthony] Jordan, the member of Heathfield staff mentioned above, Witness 108, Mario Lundy, Haut de la Garenne staff, Haut de la Garenne residents, members of the public, [Blanche Pierre Family Group Home houseparents] [Alan and Jane] Maguire, Les Chênes staff, and others. Provides details regarding investigation into [Anton Skinner], mentioning his previous position as the Head of Children's Services, lack of allegations of physical or sexual abuse, and suspicions regarding [Anton] Skinner being complicit in attempts to pervert the course of justice by not reporting criminal offences to the Police. Refers to evidence of malpractice in office, but states that [Anton] Skinner is not an operational target at this time. Provides details of an allegation of sexual abuse made against a former member of Haut de la Garenne staff by a former Haut de la Garenne resident. Notes need to re-interview the former Haut de la Garenne resident to confirm if he was assaulted by the former member of staff. States that a full appreciation of evidence against the former member of staff should be assessed before an allocation as a suspect investigation. Refers to allegations of physical and sexual abuse made against an individual who was previously a houseparent at Haut de la Garenne.

Names

Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
Council of Ministers
Greenfields Centre
European Convention on Human Rights
Heathfield Children's Home
Haut de la Garenne
Howard League for Penal Reform
Les Chênes Residential School
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
Youth Court
Callender family
Hyatt, James, Detective Sergeant
Jordan, Anthony
Kidd, Morag
Lundy, Mario
Maguire, Jane
Maguire, Alan
Skinner, Anton
Syvret, Stuart
Williamson, Andrew

Keywords

abuse | allegations | assault | behaviour | Children | child abuse | children's services | Chief Minister | convictions | counselling | children's homes | Council of Ministers | Children's Officers | childcare | Detective Sergeants | emotional abuse | evidence | Family Group Homes | gross indecency | Grand Prix system | houseparents | indecent assault | IJCI | offences | Police | physical abuse | Politicians | Perverting the course of justice | residential schools | reports | suspects | sexual abuse | staff | senators | victims | witnesses

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1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

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Closed until

2100

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