Independent Jersey Care Inquiry on Wednesday (17 June) heard evidence from two
of Jersey’s former child care workers.
to the Inquiry, Harriet Jerram, took Mrs Marion Robson through her
statement in which she described her time at Haut de la Garenne, La Preference
and Family Group Homes, Blanche Pierre and Clos de Sables. She also commented
on three allegations against her and spoke about allegations of abuse against
her late father and former Superintendent, Jim Thom
well as allegations against Tony and Morag
second witness at Day 76 of public hearings, Marilyn Dunford, described coming
to Jersey in 1968 to work at Brig-y-Don children's home for 11 months. She also
worked at Haut de la Garenne, Norcott Villa and Don Road Family Group Homes and as a Child Care Assistant. She talked about her various roles and what she saw
with regard to allegations of abuse in the homes. Counsel to the Inquiry was
and supporting documents will be available in due course.
Hearings resume on Friday (19 June) at 0900. Please see the Timetable for details.