Digital copy of Email correspondence between Frank Walker, Wendy Kinnard and Andrew Lewis regarding a press release by the Minister for Home Affairs concerning the police investigation at Haut de la Garenne. [Some details redacted].

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May 19th 2008 - May 20th 2008

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• Email sent at 17:01 on 19 May 2008 from Wendy Kinnard to Frank Walker titled Press Release. Sets out contents of a press release to all local media commenting on recent media reports questioning the nature of an item believed to be a bone fragement found at Haut de la Garenne. Includes remarks about forensic and scientific methods used during the police investigation at Haut de la Garenne. Refers to pledge by Council of Ministers regarding a committee of inquiry regarding the operation of Haut de la Garenne and reiterates support for the police investigation. • Email sent at 03:24 on 20 May 2008 from Frank Walker to Wendy Kinnard and copying in Andrew Lewis titled RE: Press Release. Includes comments about the statement and remarks about previous press releases. Refers to concerns about Senator Kinnard's perceived lack of leadership and visbility, stating that he has dismissed calls for Mrs Kinnard's resignation and Mr Harper's suspension. Also includes comments about laboratory analysis, possible further involvement of the ACPO [Association of Chief Police Officers] in the investigation, remarks about political inteference and public confidence in the police. Suggests a meeting with Graham Power and Bill Ogley to discuss future course of action. • Email sent at 20 May 2008 from Wendy Kinnard to Frank Walker and Andrew Lewis titled Re: Press Release. Indicates action is being taken on the matter.


Harper, Lenny
Kinnard, Wendy
Lewis, Andrew
Ogley, Bill
Power, Graham
Walker, Frank
Association of Chief Police Officers
Council of Ministers
Haut de la Garenne
Home Affairs
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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