The Independent Jersey Care Inquiry has adjourned for the day.
This morning, Counsel to the Inquiry, Patrick Sadd, read into the record statements from a witness to the Police about abuse suffered at the hands of Jane and Alan Maguire at Blanche Pierre.
This afternoon, Counsel to the Inquiry, Harriet Jerram, took witness, John Le Boutillier, through his witness statement. He described his experiences in residential care homes, Haut de la Garenne, Norcott Villa and Blanche Pierre. He also spoke about his experiences providing evidence to the police as part of criminal investigations into Jane and Alan Maguire at Blanche Pierre.
On Friday (24 October) the Panel will announce their ruling on submissions re the naming of alleged abusers known to be dead. This will be followed by further reading into the record of witness statements regarding Blanche Pierre.
Members of the public are welcome to attend from 0900.