Sunday, 22 November 2015

voiceforchildren: "Deep" questions remain.

voiceforchildren: "Deep" questions remain.: On the 12th November 2008 Mick Gradwell and acting Chief Police Officer David Warcup issued a press release, which was re-produced on VFP ...

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Thursday, 29 October 2015

RICO SORDA: Scrutiny Review - The Findings- 2



RICO SORDA: Scrutiny Review - The Findings- 2: JERSEY STATE MEDIA EXPOSED BY BLOGGERS HOW DID DAVID ROSE GET INVOLVED WITH THE  HISTORICAL CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION (HCAE) ...

Friday, 16 October 2015

voiceforchildren: The “POWER” of PPC

voiceforchildren: The “POWER” of PPC: The interesting thing about this letter from PPC to Chief Officer Graham Power is - it doesn’t appear to be from PPC! For those of you tha...

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Sunday, 13 September 2015

RICO SORDA: MATT TAPP FILES - 8-OCTOBER 8TH -HUBRIS

RICO SORDA: MATT TAPP FILES - 8-OCTOBER 8TH -HUBRIS: Frank Walker former Chief Minister Bill Ogley former Chief Executive Matt Tapp - 8 NOW WE SEE THE ROLE OF MEDIA CO...

RICO SORDA: MATT TAPP FILES - 8-OCTOBER 8TH -HUBRIS














RICO SORDA: MATT TAPP FILES - 8-OCTOBER 8TH -HUBRIS: Frank Walker former Chief Minister Bill Ogley former Chief Executive Matt Tapp - 8 NOW WE SEE THE ROLE OF MEDIA CO...









1. In August 2008 Tapp is contacted by DCO Warcup


2. Was contracted in September 2008


3. Came to Jersey on August 5th 2008


4. He has a set of TOR's, it was agreed that Tapp would conduct his report in two parts:


. Four days in situ in jersey, with access provided to all media coverage generated to date , all external communications strategies produced in relation to the investigation, and a detailed briefing of the investigation to date, including the substance of key witness statements

. The production, from his office in Cambridge , of a written report in line with the Terms of reference



6. On Sunday the 5th October Tapp flies to Jersey and commenced the review on Monday 6th October, based at the SOJP Headquarters in Rouge Bouillion


7. Tapp reached conclusions about the most appropriate way the SOJP should close this aspect of the investigation publicly , and how to proceed in terms of the external communications around the on-going child abuse investigation


8. Tapp says he shared his results and recommendations with Warcup & Gradwell


9. Tapp was made aware on Tuesday October the 7th by Warcup and Gradwell that Graham Power , had a very strong view about what the force should say to the media about conclusion of excavations at Haut De La Garenne, and this view differed significantly from my own.


10. Tapp made an appointment to see Graham Power on the Wednesday October 8th. That morning Tapp shared his conclusions and recommendations with Graham Power. The meeting lasted 45 minutes and as a result of the discussion Tapps position as consultant advisor to David Warcup was no longer tenable. He informs David Warcup and Mick Gradwell and makes arrangements to rearrange his flights back to England



11. Later that day, at the request of the Chief Executive of the States of Jersey, Bill Ogley, he attended a meeting with Mr Ogley during when they were joined by the Chief Minister. As a result of that meeting , the subsequent correspondence via email, he agreed to produce a report for the States of Jersey with the following , term of reference.

Thursday, 27 August 2015

voiceforchildren: BBC, Guns, Constables and Lenny Harper.

voiceforchildren: BBC, Guns, Constables and Lenny Harper.: Just recently BBC Jersey and the rest of Jersey's State Media have been on a campaign, it would appear, to ensure the police force get...

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Saturday, 18 July 2015

voiceforchildren: BBC Jersey Impartial, Balanced, Honest?

voiceforchildren: BBC Jersey Impartial, Balanced, Honest?: Just what is BBC Jersey's role in island news gathering and imparting that news to its listeners and viewers, fairly, objectively, hones...

Saturday, 11 July 2015

voiceforchildren: He Could Be In The Toilet.

voiceforchildren: He Could Be In The Toilet.: Further to our PREVIOUS POSTING  where we published an open letter from Former Senior Investigating Officer of Jersey's Child Abuse Enqu...

Monday, 29 June 2015

voiceforchildren: "Scrutiny" The Steve Pallett way (2)

voiceforchildren: "Scrutiny" The Steve Pallett way (2): In continuance of our series concerning the allegations made by disgraced former so-called "Drug Counsellor" at Jersey's La ...

Monday, 22 June 2015

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

voiceforchildren: He Could Be In The Toilet.

voiceforchildren: He Could Be In The Toilet.: Further to our PREVIOUS POSTING  where we published an open letter from Former Senior Investigating Officer of Jersey's Child Abuse Enqu...

Friday, 15 May 2015

voiceforchildren: Stuart Syvret, The Rule of Law, and The BBC.

voiceforchildren: Stuart Syvret, The Rule of Law, and The BBC.: In part two of our in-depth and exclusive interview with Former Senator, and Health Minister, Stuart Syvret we discuss, very briefly, some...

Thursday, 14 May 2015

voiceforchildren: Bob Key And "The Jersey Way."

voiceforchildren: Bob Key And "The Jersey Way.": Following the suspension of Jersey's Dean, Bob Key, we bring our readers the damming Report written for the Diocese...

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Sunday, 12 April 2015

voiceforchildren: BBC Jersey Impartial, Balanced, Honest?

voiceforchildren: BBC Jersey Impartial, Balanced, Honest?: Just what is BBC Jersey's role in island news gathering and imparting that news to its listeners and viewers, fairly, objectively, hones...

Saturday, 28 March 2015

voiceforchildren: VFC All Time Top Ten. (2)

voiceforchildren: VFC All Time Top Ten. (2): Further to the Blog Posting of  VFC TOP TEN 2014  below are the Top Ten most viewed VFC Blog Postings of all time. In Te...

Sunday, 22 March 2015

voiceforchildren: No-Body-Remains

voiceforchildren: No-Body-Remains: With yet another promise being broken to the Abuse Survivors, and the people of Jersey, in that the Council of Ministers are now saying ther...

Saturday, 7 March 2015

voiceforchildren: Complaint to PPC (Part 1)

voiceforchildren: Complaint to PPC (Part 1): On the 12th November 2014 I published an OPEN LETTER  to disgraced former Home Affairs Minister Andrew Lewis. Deputy Lewis, in 2008,...

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

voiceforchildren: The Skull, The Evidence and the media.

voiceforchildren: The Skull, The Evidence and the media.: With the role of the media and its relationship with governments being in the spotlight thanks to the News of the World scandal. We once mor...

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Sunday, 8 February 2015

voiceforchildren: Letter from former DCO Lenny Harper.

voiceforchildren: Letter from former DCO Lenny Harper.: On Saturday the 18th of December 2010 Jersey’s only “news”paper, the Jersey Evening Post published, what many of us believe to be, another ...

Sunday, 25 January 2015

voiceforchildren: No-Body-Remains

voiceforchildren: No-Body-Remains: With yet another promise being broken to the Abuse Survivors, and the people of Jersey, in that the Council of Ministers are now saying ther...

Sunday, 18 January 2015

voiceforchildren: Former SIO Mick Gradwell.

voiceforchildren: Former SIO Mick Gradwell.: Now that the Committee of Inquiry into the decades of child abuse in Jersey is well underway and taking evidence from witnesses. Team Voi...

Sunday, 4 January 2015