Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Bryan Ian Le Marquand providing an account of his experiences as Magistrate in Jersey between 1997 and 2008 and as a States member and Minister from 2008 to 2014. [Some details redacted].

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October 13th 2015 - October 13th 2015

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Provides background information including an overview of his career as an advocate from 1977 to 1988, relief Magistrate between 1987 and 1990, Judicial Greffier from 1990 until 1997 and Senior Stipendiary Magistrate from 1999. Sets out details of his role and remit as Magistrate, including his role as Chairman of the Youth Court. Describes routes for dealing with young offenders and provides context in relation to youth offending in 2001. Includes comments about a number of issues relating to youth offending including remand and sentencing. Describes the level of interaction he had with Les Chênes during his time as Magistrate, including remarks about the Youth Court and Les Chênes prior to the Kathie Bull Report. Comments on reports on Les Chênes by Dr Kathie Bull and remarks about the opening of Greenfields in 2006. Describes his election as Minister for Home Affairs in October 2008, providing an overview of his political career including his involvement in the Children's Policy Group. Includes comments about Operation Rectangle and finishes with closing comments including recommendations for improving Jersey's systems for dealing with children.


Bull, Kathie, Dr
Harper, Lenny
Heath, Brian
Hill, Bob, Deputy
Le Marquand, Bryan Ian
Lundy, Mario
Mansell, Kevin
McKeon, Tom
Power, Graham
Skinner, Anton
Sowden, Patrick Flinn Cubitt
Trott, David
Vibert, Mike, Senator
Waggott, Peter
Williamson, Andrew
Children's Policy Group
Children's Services
Community Services Department
Council of Ministers
Education Committee
Education Department
Education Sport and Culture
Greenfields Centre
Haut de la Garenne
Health and Social Services
HM Prison, La Moye
Home Affairs
Howard League for Penal Reform
Jersey Evening Post
Les Chênes Residential School
Metropolitan Police Service
Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub
Operation Blast
Operation Rectangle
Probation Service
Royal Court
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Wiltshire Police
Young Offenders Institute
Youth Court
Youth Panel


Greenfields | Haut de la Garenne | La Moye | Les Chênes, Five Oaks | abuse | advocates | allegations | centeniers | child abuse | child protection | children's homes | Children | children's services | Grand Prix system | IJCI | inquiries | investigations | judicial greffiers | laws | magistrates | ministers | parish hall enquiries | Police | reports | remand | remand centres | reviews | scrutiny panels | senators | serious case reviews | statements | suspensions | witness statements | witnesses | young offenders


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