Digital copy of a Paper detailing a summary of contact and situation regarding the work of the Home Office Children's Department Inspectorate through London Region North with the Channel Islands as at July 1973.

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July 1st 1973 - July 31st 1973

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Includes an introduction providing background information about the links between the DHSS/SWS [Department of Health and Social Security Social Work Service] and the Channel Islands, providing an overview of London Region North's contact, details of the process regarding requests for formal reviews, and details of informal contacts in place. Outlines recent changes in the Children's Departments in Jersey and Guernsey, referring to the departures of Miss P Thornton and Mr [Colin] Tilbrook and the impending retirement of Mr [Charles] Wimberley, and an assessment of the prospects of integration with other social services in respect of both Jersey and Guernsey. Includes comments about co-operation, particularly regarding independent statuses of the Islands, staffing and legal differences, and outlines situation regarding regional planning, detailing arrangements in place for Jersey and Guernsey in respect of placements for children in the United Kingdom.


Davidson, Mrs
Kitch, M J
Mead, T C
Smith, Charles
Thomson, Jim
Thornton, Patricia
Tilbrook, Colin
Wimberley, Charles
Children's Department
Children's Services
Department of Health and Social Security
Department of Health and Social Security Social Work Service
Education Committee
Education Department
Essex Education Department
Guernsey Children's Board
Guernsey Children's Department
Home Office
Home Office Children's Department Inspectorate
Kingswood Classifying School
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Privy Council
States of Guernsey
States of Jersey


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