Digital copy of Tape 2 of the Transcript of a Tape Recorded Interview with Fay Buesnel in Interview Room 5 at Rouge Bouillon Police Station conducted by Civilian Investigator John Packer and Civilian Investigator Graeme Ogilvie in the presence of Sue Pearmain, Appleby. [Some details redacted].

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December 10th 2008 - December 10th 2008

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Discusses injuries sustained by Fay Buesnel whilst restraining children at Haut de la Garenne. Does not recall physcially chastising a child at Haut de la Garenne. Refers to two members of staff who would act harshly towards children at Haut de la Garenne. Notes suggestions as to the identity of the members of staff, mentioning Morag Kidd and Tony Jordan. Recalls speaking to one of the members of staff about their behaviour whilst Fay Buesnel was Matron. Describes being scared of one member of staff. Refers to employment at La Préférence following employment at Haut de la Garenne. Discusses children at Haut de la Garenne, noting reasons for admission, and the process of admission. Refers to long stay and temporary admissions. Describes the layout of the Haut de la Garenne property. Discusses system of providing medical examinations for children upon their admissions and discharges from Haut de la Garenne. Refers to medical care provided to children at Haut de la Garenne. Describes the detention rooms at Haut de la Garenne, recalling that the detention rooms were used as a remand facility prior to the construction of Les Chênes [Residential School]. Recalls a child taken to hospital after self harming in a detention cell.


Buesnel, Fay
Gilbert, William Allan
Kidd, Morag
Jordan, Tony
Thomson, Jim
Ogilvie, Graeme
Packer, John
Pearmain, Sue
Haut de la Garenne
Heathfield Children's Home
Jersey General Hospital
Les Chênes Residential School
La Préférence Children's Home
Lothian and Borders Police
Metropolitan Police Service
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police


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