Digital copy of Articles published on the ITV News Channel TV website regarding the evidence given by Sir Philip Bailhache to the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry.

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January 26th 2016 - January 26th 2016

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• Former Jersey Bailiff expresses regret over controversial speech. Includes comments by Sir Philip outlining his regret about the wording of his Liberation Day speech in 2008 and comments about Lenny Harper. • Sir Philip Bailhache defends keeping officer with sex crime conviction. Includes comments by Sir Philip defending his decision not to stop Roger Holland holding office as an honorary police officer despite knowing he had a previous conviction for indecent assault in 1986. • Sir Philip Bailhache: 'Incompetence' led to delay in changing abuse law. Includes comments by Sir Philip about the corroboration rule, blaming incompetence for a 19 year delay in changes to the law making prosecuting alleged child abusers easier. • Sir Philip Bailhache: Some victims did not want abuse to be reported. Includes comments by Sir Philip about the reporting, non-reporting and prosecution of child abuse. • Top UK lawyer to review allegations for Jersey inquiry. Relates to a review of eight specific child abuse cases to be undertaken by Nicholas Griffin QC. Includes comments on the matter by Gary Burgess. Also refers to the evidence given to the Inquiry by Sir Philip Bailhache, particularly in relation to his role as Attorney General in the 1980s and the culture at the time. Includes hyperlinks to all of the articles referred.


Bailhache, Sir Philip
Burgess, Gary
Griffin, Nicholas, QC
Harper, Lenny
Holland, Roger
Oldham, Frances, QC
Attorney General
Channel Television
Haut de la Garenne
Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
ITV Channel Television
Royal Court
States of Jersey


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