Digital copy of Exhibit GS6: Record of notes taken during an interview at the Children's Office on 27 April 1990 with [two members of staff] at Le Squez Family Group Home relating to events alleged to have taken place at the Home. Interview conducted by Mr A J Skinner, Children's Officer and [Geoffrey Spencer]. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Geoffrey Spencer's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 16 June 2015 [C/D/AW2/B3/17/WS000590].

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April 27th 1990 - April 27th 1990

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Relates to events alleged to have taken place at Le Squez Family Group Home. Details allegations of two incidents of physical abuse committed by by Alan Maguire towards a resident. Describes frequent smacking of children by Mrs Maguire and refers to treatment of children who wet the bed, and general demeanour of children resident, mentioning incident of emotional abuse by Jane and Alan Maguire witnessed by Mr [Richard] Davenport. Describes the Maguires' active discouragement of contact between children and their families, mentioning incidents during a barbecue and around a birthday. Also describe unequal treatment of children and criticises the manner in which the Maguires run the Home. Also details numerous instances of emotional and physical abuse by the Maguires towards residents.


Davenport, Richard
Maguire, Alan
Maguire, Jane
Skinner, Anton
Spencer, Geoffrey
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
Children's Office
Haut de la Garenne
Heathfield Children's Home
Le Squez Family Group Home


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