Comments

Digital copy of Exhibit WB21: 1. Opinion on Charging [in relation to two houseparents of a Family Group Home between the years 1967 and 1977]. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt; 2. Report titled Maguires - Advice on Assault Charges, relating to Alan and Jane Maguire, former houseparents at Blanche Pierre Family Group Home. Report produced by Crown Advocate Stephen Baker; 3. Memorandum from Crown Advocate Stephen Baker to Attorney General [William Bailhache] on the subject of Advice on Charging Mr [Alan] Maguire re sexual allegations; 4. Charging Opinion in relation to a member of staff at Haut de la Garenne between 1962 and 1971. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt; 5. [Redacted] Statement of [an individual] Supplementary Charging Opinion. Produced by BakerPlatt; 6. Allegations concerning [a former Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services employee]; Advice on Charging. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt; 7. Email correspondence between John Edmonds, Timothy Le Cocq, William Bailhache, Stephen Baker, and Simon Thomas, concerning charging advice relating to [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services]; 8. Charging Advice by BakerPlatt relating to additional statements by individuals containing complaints of abuse against [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services]; and 9. Advice [on a former member of staff at Les Chênes Residential School between 1980 and 2004]. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt. [Some details redacted]. Used in relation to William Bailhache's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 22 January 2016, see C/D/AW4/B2/31/WS000701.

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Reference

C/D/AW4/A5/34/WD009017/21

Date

July 14th 2008 - November 27th 2009

Scope and Content

1. Opinion on Charging [in relation to two houseparents of a Family Group Home between the years 1967 and 1977]. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt. Dated 5 August 2008. Provides details relating to history and dramatis personae, the weight of evidence, the complaints (including allegations of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse), witness credibility, independent matters affecting credibility, Children's Service [Children's Services] files, photographs, and decision whether to prosecute. [For a copy of this Opinion, see C/D/AW4/A5/34/WD008808]. 2. Report titled Maguires - Advice on Assault Charges, relating to Alan and Jane Maguire, former houseparents at Blanche Pierre Family Group Home. Report produced by Crown Advocate Stephen Baker. Dated 14 July 2008. Provides details of background, first draft indictment, evidential test, reasonable chastisement and lawful correction, witnesses supportive of the Maguires, public interest test, abuse of process: reneging upon an earlier promise, and conclusion on the decision to charge. [For a copy of this Advice, see C/D/AW4/A5/34/WD007233]. 3. Memorandum from Crown Advocate Stephen Baker to Attorney General [William Bailhache] on the subject of Advice on Charging Mr [Alan] Maguire re sexual allegations. Dated 22 July 2008. Provides details of advice about charging as regards sexual allegations made against Mr [Alan] Maguire. [For a copy of this Memorandum with differing levels of redaction, see C/D/AW4/A5/34/WD007548]. 4. Charging Opinion in relation to a member of staff at Haut de la Garenne between 1962 and 1971. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt. Dated 24 April 2009. Provides details relating to background and history concerning the individual, the first group of cases, the second group of cases, wet towels; the third group of cases, and conclusion. [For a copy of this Charging Opinion, see C/D/AW4/A5/34/WD008809]. 5. [Redacted] Statement of [an individual] Supplementary Charging Opinion. Produced by BakerPlatt. Dated 24 June 2009. Provides details of Police Report of 21 May 2009 received 24 June 2009, two specific allegations; hearsay, statement from [redacted] unnecessary, no similar fact, no formal complaint, and jurisdiction. 6. Allegations concerning [a former Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services employee]; Advice on Charging. Produced by Stephen Baker of BakerPlatt. Dated 27 March 2009. Discusses reasoning leading to conclusion that the evidential test is not passed in matters encompassed in the case file received by Crown Advocate Stephen Baker relating to the [former Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services employee]. Provides details of key dates, allegations of abuse made by four male former Haut de la Garenne residents and one female former Haut de la Garenne resident, allegations of abuse by a male formally in residential care, and allegations of abuse by a female formally in residential care, allegations of abuse made by a female, and allegations of abuse made by a male. Notes positive description of the [former Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services employee] from individuals previously in residential child care or known to the employee through his work at Children's Services. Notes paper in the employee's possession referring to a child in Thailand or Vietnam. 7. Email correspondence between John Edmonds, Timothy Le Cocq, William Bailhache, Stephen Baker, and Simon Thomas, concerning charging advice relating to [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services]. Dated 5 June 2009 to 27 November 2009. Relates to supplemental charging advice dated 29 May 2009 regarding matters raised late in respect of the case relating to [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services]. Includes remarks by John Edmonds about the decision made being deemed to have been premature. 8. Charging Advice by BakerPlatt relating to additional statements by individuals containing complaints of abuse against [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services]. Dated 29 May 2009. Refers to a full written advice dated 27 March 2009 concerning allegations against [a former member of staff at Haut de la Garenne and Children's Services], noting understanding that this was a definitive file. Notes receipt of undated and unsigned copy of a statement by [a former resident of La Préférence] on 15 May 2009 complaining of an assault by [the individual accused], and the receipt of four additional statements on 25 May 2009, one each by [a member of staff of Children's Services] and [a former resident of Les Chênes] and two statements by [a former resident of Haut de la Garenne]. Includes advice about each of the statements in turn: the member of staff of Children's Services (paragraphs 4 to 18); the former resident of Haut de la Garenne (paragraphs 19 to 23); the former resident of Les Chênes (paragraphs 24 to 31); and the former resident of La Préférence (paragraphs 32 to 35). Includes a table detailing a chronology of the accused individual's employment at Haut de la Garenne, and charging advice in respect of each of the additional allegations. 9. Advice [on a former member of staff at Les Chênes Residential School between 1980 and 2004]. Produced by Stephen Baker. Dated 24 April 2009. Provides details of background to allegations, allegations of assault upon witness himself/herself, "Third party only" complaints - where alleged victim does not complain, and conclusion.

Names

Attorney General
Aviemore
BakerPlatt
Baker and Partners
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
Court of Appeal
Child Guidance Clinic
Crown Prosecution Service
European Court of Human Rights
Foster Parents Association
Greenfields Centre
Haut de la Garenne
Heathfield Children's Home
Health and Social Services Committee
Law Officers' Department
Les Chênes Residential School
La Préférence Children's Home
La Préférence Children's Home
Operation Rectangle
Social Services
Solicitor General
States of Jersey Police
St Helier Girls' School
St Luke's School
Bailhache, William
Baker, Stephen
Baudains, Marnie
Christmas, Ian
Cox, John
Davenport, Richard
Edmonds, John
Fossey, Alison
Hill, David, Detective Sergeant
Hamza, Abu
Harris, Gwendoline
Inglis, Dorothy
Le Cocq, Timothy
Lundy, Mario
Mayman, Sally, Detective Constable
McMahon, John, Civilian Investigator
Musquera Family
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Minihane, Dr
Ormerod, David, Professor
Robinson, David Peter, Detective Constable
Smith, C A
Singleton, Jim, Detective Constable
Trott, David
Thomas, Simon
Tilbrook, Colin
Wateridge, Gordon

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Language

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