Digital copy of Exhibit GJ13: Pages 1 and 24 to 27 of the Witness Statement of Paul Le Claire to the Inquiry providing an account of his experiences as a politician in Jersey. Used as evidence in relation to Graham Jennings's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 15 February 2016 [C/D/AW2/B3/16/WS000715].

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September 10th 2015 - September 10th 2015

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Provides information about his background, referring to his time as a politician holding the roles of Deputy and Senator between April 1999 and December 2011. Outlines specific concerns, particularly in relation to the treatment of Graham Power, and the people in power. Includes comments about child abuse and concerns about children's homes, recalling the receipt of an oral report by Anton Skinner and Graham Jennings during Health and Social Services Committee meeting. Notes that the report was about child abuse, commenting on terminology used in the report regarding a childre's home being an open house for child abusers. Includes comments about Anton Skinner's response to the matter regarding the non-involvement of the States of Jersey Police in the case, detailing belief that the report related to the X children. States that as a result of his actions, the Chief Executive Officer made the Committee aware of a child protection guide which they proposed should be circulated. Explains why he did not take any further action after hearing the oral report and recalls other matters relating to child abuse and concerns about children's homes.


Hilton, Jackie, Deputy
Dorey, Jerry Laurence, Deputy
Jennings, Graham
Le Claire, Paul
Power, Graham
Shenton, Dick, Senator
Skinner, Anton
Syvret, Stuart
Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Daily Mail
Health and Social Services
Health and Social Services Committee
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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