Allegations of Child Abuse against the Children’s Commission for Wales.

Oysterman made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Comisiynydd Plant This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Children's Commission for Wales,

I request the following under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

A) A full statistical count of all and any allegations against any employee, other contracted individual or head management member(s) of the service by any person whatsoever detailing that a child was sexually abused by them.

B) A disclosure of the services child protection policy, procedure & practice.

C) A disclosure of what action the service took in regards allegations that were subsequently determined to be false, unproven, or true, by any court in the UK.

Between 30/6/2010 - 30/6/2019

Yours faithfully,

Oysterman

Sara Jermin, Comisiynydd Plant

Dear Oysterman

Thank you for your email.

In accordance with relevant legislation, we'll aim to respond to your request on or before the 26 July 2019.

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin

Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications & Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.complantcymru.org.uk | www.childcomwales.org.uk

Rydym yn croesawu gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a gwladau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

Am fwy o wybodaeth ar sut rydyn ni’n delio gyda gwybodaeth bersonol yn swyddfa’r Comisiynydd, yna ewch i’n gwefan www.complantcymru.org.uk | For more information about how we handle personal information at the Commissioner’s office, please visit our website www.childcomwales.org.uk

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Sara Jermin, Comisiynydd Plant

1 Atodiad

Dear Oysterman

Please see below our response to your recent Freedom of Information request:

A) A full statistical count of all and any allegations against any employee, other contracted individual or head management member(s) of the service by any person whatsoever detailing that a child was sexually abused by them: Zero, between 30/6/2010 - 30/6/2019

B) A disclosure of the services child protection policy, procedure & practice: a copy is attached

C) A disclosure of what action the service took in regards allegations that were subsequently determined to be false, unproven, or true, by any court in the UK: Not applicable because we've had zero allegations reported between 30/6/2010 - 30/6/2019

If you are dissatisfied with this information, you have the right to request an internal review. All reviews are impartial and undertaken by a member of the Commissioner’s Management Team. Reviews will usually be completed within 20 working days following the date a request for review is received. In exceptional cases, the time for response may be extended to 40 working days.

Requests for internal review should be clearly marked, and can either be mailed to [Children's Commissioner for Wales request email] or sent by post to the following address: Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS

If you remain dissatisfied with the findings of the internal review, you should contact the Information Commissioner on the details below:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. // T: 01625 545700 // W: www.ico.org.uk

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
Tŷ Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

Am fwy o wybodaeth ar sut rydyn ni’n delio gyda gwybodaeth bersonol yn swyddfa’r Comisiynydd, yna ewch i’n gwefan www.complantcymru.org.uk // For more information about how we handle personal information at the Commissioner’s office, please visit our website www.childcomwales.org.uk

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Dear Sara Jermin,

I request a reveiw to verify the response.

Yours sincerely,

Oysterman

Sara Jermin, Comisiynydd Plant

Oysterman

Thanks for your email.

As requested, I have appointed a member of our Management Team who was not involved in your original request to undertake an internal review. They'll respond by 2 September 2019.

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
Tŷ Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

Am fwy o wybodaeth ar sut rydyn ni’n delio gyda gwybodaeth bersonol yn swyddfa’r Comisiynydd, yna ewch i’n gwefan www.complantcymru.org.uk // For more information about how we handle personal information at the Commissioner’s office, please visit our website www.childcomwales.org.uk

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Dear Sara Jermin,

I note I did request a reveiw I now noteI have received no resposne.

Yours sincerely,

Oysterman

Sara Jermin, Comisiynydd Plant

Dwi allan o'r swyddfa tan 2 o Fedi 2019. Os yw'ch neges yn un brys yna
ffoniwch y swyddfa ar 01792 765600 a gofynnwch am Ceirios Williams neu
Rachel Thomas. Fel arall, fe wna i ymateb i'ch ebost wedi i mi ddychwelyd.

 

Cofion,

Sara.

 

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I'm away from the office until 2 of September 2019. If your message is
urgent please contact the office on 01792 765600 and ask to speak with
Ceirios Williams or Rachel Thomas. Otherwise, I'll respond to your message
on my return.

 

Best wishes,

Sara.

Sara Jermin, Comisiynydd Plant

Oysterman

As noted below, we appointed a member of Management Team who was not involved in the original request to conduct an internal review. We committed to responding to you by 2 September 2019.

The member of staff has now completed the internal review and concluded that the process used was complete and accurate and the response provided to you was based on the information provided by relevant members of staff. They also concluded that the response was processed in-line with the Commissioner's policy and procedure.

If you are dissatisfied with the findings of the internal review, you should contact the Information Commissioner on: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. // T: 01625 545700 // W: www.ico.org.uk

Kind regards,
Sara.

Sara Jermin
Pennaeth Cyfathrebu a Pherfformiad | Head of Communications and Performance
Comisiynydd Plant Cymru | Children’s Commissioner for Wales

T: 01792 765638
M: 07794 123132
W: www.childcomwales.org.uk | www.complantcymru.org.uk
E: [email address] | [email address]
P: Oystermouth House, Charter Court, Phoenix Way, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9FS |
Tŷ Ystumllwynarth, Ffordd Phoenix, Llansamlet, Abertawe SA7 9FS.
Twitter: @complantcymru | @childcomwales

Rydym yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth a galwadau yn Gymraeg. Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a galwadau a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd cysylltu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi | We welcome receiving correspondence and calls in Welsh. We will respond to correspondence and calls in Welsh, and contacting us in Welsh will not lead to delay.

Am fwy o wybodaeth ar sut rydyn ni’n delio gyda gwybodaeth bersonol yn swyddfa’r Comisiynydd, yna ewch i’n gwefan www.complantcymru.org.uk // For more information about how we handle personal information at the Commissioner’s office, please visit our website www.childcomwales.org.uk

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