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Report of States of Jersey Education Committee - January 1958 (FOI)

Report of States of Jersey Education Committee - January 1958 (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey on behalf of the States Greffe and published on 26 October 2023.
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Plesae provide a copy of a report from the States of Jersey Education Committee dated c January 1958. The source of the reference is the Evening Post dated 10 January 1958.  It was a review prompted by a petition from the Roman Catholic Church concerning religious instruction in local schools, but probably was a broader review of the issue. The EP states it is 142 pages in length plus appendices and that it contains a review of education in Jersey since 1912.


The information requested is accessible to the requester by other means and is therefore exempt from release.

A copy of the report is open to public access and can be viewed at the Jersey Archive. The reference number is C/A6/49 - Projets de Loi, 1957. 

The Archive have noted that the debate appears to have continued into 1958, so the requester may wish to view C/A6/50 Projets de Loi, 1958 as well. 

The requester can contact the Jersey Archive directly to make arrangements to view the file. Their contact details are below:

Jersey Archive, Clarence Road, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4JY

Tel: +44 (0)1534 833135

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Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

This response has been issued on behalf of the States Greffe. The States Greffe is responsible for the information held by (and on behalf of) both itself and the States Assembly.  Neither the States Assembly nor the States Greffe form part of the Government of Jersey and the Government was not involved either in the examination and retrieval of any information required for this response, nor in the drafting of the response itself.

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