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The Inquiry office at Seaton Place closed on Friday 18th March. The Inquiry is no longer receiving evidence. 

Witness Support
Arrangements for the support of witnesses via the Northern Ireland Victim Support Unit and a local independent support unit, which have been in place since 2014, continue. Details are available here.

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IJCI Panel advise of delay to publication of report after receiving new information relating to Phase 3 of their work.

​The Panel of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry on Thursday (9 March) released the following statement:

"The Panel has received new information as part of Phase 3 of its work, in respect of recommendations for the future of Jersey's childcare system.

"The Panel has advised the States of Jersey that there will be a delay to the publication of the report pending examination of the new information as to whether it affects the recommendations we intend to make.

"We do not anticipate extensive delays. We will announce the date of the report's publication in due course and advise on the arrangements that will be in place for its launch."

IJCI final report to be published in first quarter of 2017.

The Panel Independent Jersey Care Inquiry is progressing with the drafting of its report into the abuse of children in Jersey's care system over many years. It confirms that the report will be published during the first quarter of 2017 and not at the end of 2016 as previously published. Further information in respect of the publication will be provided in the New Year.


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​​​Witness ​​​​Support Team 

(based in Northern Ireland)

The Independent Jersey Care Inquiry is well aware that for many witnesses, the process of recounting relevant events can be traumatic for some of the individuals involved. The Inquiry has arranged independent support to be made available by Victim Support Northern Ireland. 

​More information is available in the Witness Support Information leaflet.

Contact Victim Support on:
Freephone from Jersey/UK:
0800 735 0008
International callers:
+44 1534 828 794