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11 June 2015

​The IJCI on Thursday (11 June) heard evidence from a former Les Chenes employee and Director of Education, Culture and Sport for the States of Jersey.

During Day 74 Counsel for the Inquiry, Harriet Jerram, took Mr Mario Lundy through his witness statement in which he ran through working practices, staffing and policies at the various places he worked in Jersey.

Mr Lundy joined Les Chenes in 1979  as Deputy Principal and became Principal in 1987. In 1985 he spent a few months on secondment at Haut de la Garenne. In 1997 he became Head Teacher of Grainville Secondary School, before becoming Assistant Director for Schools and Colleges in 2004 and Director of Education Culture and Sport in 2008. He retired in August 2014.

Mr Lundy also responded to 27 allegations of physical abuse.

The transcript and supporting documents will be available for viewing and download in due course.

Public Hearings are due to resume on Tuesday 16 June. Please see the Inquiry Timetable for details.

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