Digital copy of Newscuttings of an article by Elaine Byrne in the Jersey Evening Post titled Tough new line on youth crime. Undated, c. 2009. [Some details redacted]. For Ian Le Marquand's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 13 October 2015, see C/D/AW4/B2/17/WS000648.

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Refers to the Home Affairs Minister Ian Le Marquand wanting the courts to be given more powers to sentence children under the age of 15 under new laws to time in Greenfields and new powers to stop children running away from care homes. Includes comments by Mr Le Marquand, including reference to his time as Magistrate. Refers to a rise in anti-social behaviour and youth crime in Jersey, mentioning an attack on two 18 year old French students by a group of girls and details of the sentence issued to the girls. Includes comments about the incident by André Bonjour and by members of the public on Also includes an explanation by Mr Le Marquand of two sentencing options being considered in respect of school age offenders.


Bonjour, André Paolo
Byrne, Elaine
Le Marquand, Ian, Senator
Education Sport and Culture
Greenfields Centre
Health and Social Services Committee
Home Affairs
Jersey Evening Post
Royal Court
States of Jersey Police
Youth Court


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