Digital copy of Pages 1 to 16 of a Social Work Experts' Joint Statement by Maria Ruegger and Stephen Pizzey in the matter of The X Children v. The Minister for Health and Social Services. Claim No: 2011/256 in the Royal Court of Jersey (Samedi Division). For Danny Wherry's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 2015, see C/D/AW2/B3/13/WS000543.

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June 3rd 2014 - June 3rd 2014

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Includes an introduction to the statement by Maria Ruegger and Stephen Pizzey and comments about the standards of the day. Discusses action taken by Children's Services in relation to allegations of child abuse, commenting on evidence provided by Mr [Danny] Wherry, Mr [Stuart] Syvret, Mr [Bob] Hill and Senator Paul Le Claire. Includes definitions of abuse, neglect, sexual abuse in Jersey as per guidelines dated 2000 compared to definitions of physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect in England and Wales as at 1999.


Baudains, Marnie
Hanson, Timothy, Advocate
Hill, Bob
Le Claire, Paul, Senator
Le Ruez, Mazel, Jurat
Pizzey, Stephen
Ruegger, Maria
Sharpe, Stephen
Syvret, Stuart
Wherry, Danny
Child Protection Register
Children's Services
Council of Ministers
Department of Health
Health and Social Services
Health and Social Services Committee
Home Office
Jersey Child Protection Committee
Law Officers' Department
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Royal Court
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
Working Together (policy)


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