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Jersey Redress Scheme claim rejections (FOI)

Jersey Redress Scheme claim rejections (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 07 September 2020.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


How many people have been refused a Jersey Redress Scheme claim due to data protection requirements having deleted the information required?


No applications to the Jersey Redress Scheme have been refused on the basis that the information needed to determine the application has been deleted due to data protection requirements. There are a small number of applications that have been received where the information needed to help determine them has not yet been received by the Redress Team but these applications have not been rejected.

To date, 19 applications have been rejected. Reasons for rejection include:
  • The applications had already been settled under the first Redress scheme which was launched in 2012
  • The applications did not meet the eligibility criteria, for example, the applicant was not accommodated  at Les Chenes, in a Government of Jersey Children’s Home or Government of Jersey foster care
  • The abuse / harm detailed in the applications was not committed by staff, another resident or someone  connected with Les Chenes, the children’s home or the foster care placement
  • The applicants were not abused or did not suffer harm
  • The applications were made on behalf of someone who was deceased prior to the applications being made.

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