He’s thought for months that something like this would happen and it finally has. The good Senator was arrested this morning for alleged breaches of data protection law – something the brothers Bailhache, Frank Walker and others do routinely!
MP John Hemming has written to British Justice Secretary Jack Straw - the same Jack Straw who has so far refused to intervene in the Jersey government and it’s handling of the Haut de la Garenne investigation – asking him to monitor the situation because he feels it may be motivated by political reasons.
Syvret has been a thorn in the side of the Jersey establishment and has been a very vocal critic of the government.
He was dismissed as Minister for Health and Social Services in 2007 after claiming child abuse cases were being covered up.
First, Lenny Harper, then Graham Power and now Stuart.
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Stuart has been released after being held for seven hours in a cell!
As he stepped out of his home this morning, he was met by 4 unmarked police cars and at least 8 police officers who proceeded to toss his residence.