A former resident of a secure school in Jersey has today written to the Care Inquiry panel investigating the state of the care system to describe his own experience.
The man spent years of his childhood at Les Chenes.
His testimony is today being shared by Frances Oldham QC who is back in the island to see whether things have improved since her highly critical 2017 report.
He has given ITV News permission to reproduce extracts of his statement.
The panel will report back on its findings this summer.