Monday, 7 July 2008

Senator Shenton - The Reply and my response

The reply from Senator Shenton is pasted below, aloing with my brief reply.

"Dear Senator Shenton

Thank you for your email.

Please can I kindly request that you respond in full by 8pm tomorrow, assuming that you will see Senator Perchard at the States Assembly tomorrow?

I am meeting a journalist from the BBC for Dinner tomorrow at 9pm. I would like to take this opportunity to invite Senator Perchard and yourself to join us.

Please let me know if you are available so that I can notify the restaurant that two more guests will also be dining with us.

Kind regards

Simon Bellwood

Subject: RE: Urgent request for a meeting> Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 08:41:08 +0100> From:> To:> >


I've forwarded your e-mail to Jim Perchard ( as your original went to a John Perchard. I'll have a chat with Jim once he has had chance to read it and shall get back to you soonest.



-----Original Message----- > From: Simon Bellwood [] > Sent: Sun 7/6/2008 9:15 PM > To: Ben Shenton; John Perchard > Cc: > Subject: Urgent request for a meeting> > > **************************************************************************************> This e-mail has been received directly from the Internet: you should> exercise a degree of caution since there can be no guarantee that the> source or content of the message is authentic.> > If you receive inappropriate e-mail from an external source it is your> responsibility to notify Computer Services Helpdesk (telephone 440440).> > The Full States e-mail Usage Policy can be found here:>> **************************************************************************************> > Dear Senator Shenton and Perchard> > I hope you are both well now that you have 55,000 readers of the JEP believing that all is rosy in the garden of H&SS.> > I write to you with the offer of an informal meeting with me this week. I wish to discuss my Serious Concerns complaint dated 1st January 2007 and how this relates to the Williamson report. > > I appreciate that you are both extremely busy, along with your buddies, spinning the story so that 99% of the public think that the States have a 'clean bill of health' however, I believe that you need to think very seriously about my offer of an informal meeting.> > I expect your initial reaction will be to ignore my request, I suggest that to do so would be at your own peril. > > Think of me a little bit like a bad smell that just won't go away - I will not stop with my battle for justice until justice has been done. > > There is more than one way to win a battle. I have been fighting so that the children of Jersey receive a good service. I will succeed despite the fact that is in currently on your terms and I continue to be the scapegoat, nonetheless, I have still achieved what I wanted for the children. > > Was I sacked for whistle blowing? 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