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Digital copy of Exhibit DS2: Record of a meeting on 29 January 1999 in Dylan Southern's office, Queen's House, St Saviour. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Dylan Southern's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 24 November 2015 [C/D/AW2/B3/12/WS000677].
February 4th 1999 - February 4th 1999
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Lists Mrs J Maguire, Mr P Harris (Advocate), Mr D Southern (Manager, Mental Health Services), and Mrs E Webster (Human Resource Manager, General and Acute) as present at the meeting. Details purpose of meeting being to investigate occurrences allegedly having taken place at Blanche Pierre Family Group Home during the time Mrs Maguire was employed there. Refers to intention of Mr Southern to present a completed report to Graham Jennings, Chief Executive [of Health and Social Services] for consideration following the end of the interview and outlines purpose of interview to obtain views and recollections of Mrs Maguire regarding her experiences at Blanche Pierre. Provides details of Mrs Maguire's career, mentioning training and education at a Polytechnic, employment as a nanny in London, and employment at a Children's Hospital in Liverpool. Refers to employment at Pallotti Hall before applying for a post in Jersey with the Education Committee working with children including employment at Clos des Sables Family [Group] Home, Haut de la Garenne, and Le Squez Family Group Home. Comments on arrangements of Jane and Alan Maguire upon their appointment as houseparents to Blanche Pierre. Refers to support provided by the Children's Service, and lists children resident at Blanche Pierre. Refers to Mrs Maguire's pregnancy in 1985, and changes to the structure of Blanche Pierre as a residential unit. Provides details relating to the Maguires' tenure at, and departure from Blanche Pierre, mentioning a record of a meeting dated 27 April 1990 regarding complaints discussed with Mr A Skinner. Details allegations made regarding emotional and physical abuse of children at Blanche Pierre by Mrs Maguire, noting Mrs Maguire's response to these allegations and recollections of such allegations ever having been discussed previously. Refers to Jane Maguire's transfer to work with vulnerable children under the age of 5, mentioning Brenda Chappell (Child Care Officer) and an approach by Bob Woods regarding a transfer to social work with elderly islanders. Provides details of fostering arrangement of a child previously resident at Blanche Pierre, mentioning violence and the transfer of the child to La Préférence. Refers to Mrs Maguire's response to suspicions that a child had been sexually abused, mentioning involvement of Mrs Chappel [Brenda Chappell], Mrs [Marnie] Baudains, and Mrs Maguire's doctor. Refers to list of individuals felt by Jane Maguire to be able to provide details of Alan and Jane Maguire's behaviour during their employment at Blanche Pierre, mentioning Dick [Richard] Davenport, Child Care Officer. Includes notes in manuscript throughout.
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