Digital copy of Exhibit DW4: Act No. 17 of the Education Committee concerning staffing levels in the Children's Section. Signed by E J M Potter, Greffier of the States. Used as evidence in relation to Danny Wherry's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 2015 [C/D/AW2/B3/13/WS000543].

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October 28th 1981 - October 28th 1981

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Refers to a report of the inspection of the Children's Section undertaken by the Department of Health and Social Security, with particular regard to staffing levels in the Children's Section. Refers to the main recommendation of the report that the balance of resources allocated to institutional care should be reduced, that greater use should be made of community resources and that more effort should be directed towards preventative aspects of child care work. Includes comments about the effects of a stronger field force and notes agreement of the Establishment Committee regarding new appointments for the posts of Child Care Officer. Notes consideration of the intention of the Children's Officer and one of the two Senior Child Care Officers to retire at the end of 1984 and remarks about the manpower replacement policy.


Baal, Anne, Deputy
Potter, Edward James MacGregor
Wherry, Danny
Children's Department
Department of Health and Social Security
Education Committee
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Establishment Committee
States Greffe
States of Jersey


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