Comments

Digital copy of Documents relating to a proposition by Deputy Mike Higgins regarding the release of the transcript of the in camera proceedings of the States Assembly on 2 December 2008 relating to the suspension of the Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police. [Some details redacted]. For Michael Higgins's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 8 December 2015, see C/D/AW4/B2/23/WS000688.

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Reference

C/D/AW4/A5/25/WD008691

Date

April 30th 2012 - May 1st 2012

Scope and Content

• Email sent at 08:01 on 1 May 2012 from Mike Higgins to Anne Harris titled Letter to Deputy Bailiff and revised Proposition. Requests attached letter and revised proposition [see below] is forwarded prior to a session of the States Assembly, noting consideration regarding amendment of the Police Force Law. • Email sent at 08:52 on 1 May 2012 from Anne Harris to William Bailhache titled URGENT PLEASE READ BEFORE THE STATES FW: Letter to Deputy Bailiff and revised Proposition. Copies in Michael de la Haye (States Greffe). Refers to comment by Deputy [Higgins] about raising the matter as a matter of privilege in the States Assembly. • Email sent at 09:01 on 1 May 2012 from William Bailhache to Timothy Le Cocq (Attorney General) titled FW: URGENT PLEASE READ BEFORE THE STATES FW: Letter to Deputy Bailiff and revised Proposition. Requests view on the matter. • Letter dated 30 April 2012 from Deputy Mike Higgins to William Bailhache, Deputy Bailiff. Asks for the Deputy Bailiff to reconsider his decision to disallowa proposition by Deputy Higgins regarding the release of the transcript of the in camera proceedings of the States Assembly on 2 December 2008 relating to the suspension of the Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police. Includes comments responding to stated reasons for disallowing the original proposition. Also includes comments about the Deputy Bailiff possibly being conflicted in making a decision in this matter, referring to Mr Bailhache's role as Attorney General at the time of the suspension of the Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police. Also gives notice that he may raise a matter of privilege and have the matter discussed in the States Assembly or publish correspondence in the media. • Revised proposition by Deputy M R Higgins. Relates to the release of the full transcript of the question and answer session of the in-camera debate of the States Assembly on 2 December 2008 relating to the reasons for suspension of the Chief Officer of Police; or the release of relevant sections of the former Home Affairs Minister's statements and answers to the Assembly which were misleading, together with an explanation of why they were misleading; and to release the transcript of the in-camera debate that will have to be held to hear the proposition.

Names

Bailhache, William
Harris, Anne
Higgins, Mike, Deputy
Le Cocq, Timothy
Lewis, Andrew, Deputy
Power, Graham
Attorney General
Home Affairs
Law Officers' Department
Les Pas Holdings Limited
Royal Court
States of Jersey Police

Keywords

chief officers | child protection | childcare | Children | children's services | Correspondence | debates | deputies | deputy bailiffs | E-mail | evidence | health | IJCI | Letters | ministers | Police | privileges | propositions | States Assembly | States Members | suspensions | transcripts

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

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Closed until

2100

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