Submitted in response to written requests from the Inquiry, usually providing lists of questions to be answered. In most cases these formed the basis of questioning in public sessions, but in some cases they were read into the record (or taken as read) and the witness did not appear in person.
Given by witnesses invited by the Inquiry, normally after they have made written statements. These sessions could be viewed live online and sometimes on television news services, and the video recordings are part of the archive. The statements were usually released to the public after the public sessions.
Chairman of Telegraph Media Group, a subsidiary of Press Holdings and responsible for The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph. He told the Inquiry he believed in “self-regulation”.
British journalist and editor of The Sunday Telegraph at the time of the Inquiry. He said he believed his paper was run according to high ethical standards. He was a firm believer in self-regulation but thought that a contract system as outlined by Lord Black could be a free and fair way forward.
Editor of the London Evening Standard at the time of giving evidence. Formerly editor of the Sunday Telegraph (its first female editor) later becoming editor of the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 in 2017. She was asked to give evidence about a controversial article that appeared in the Evening Standard under the headline "Full marks for the riot, say lecturers".
Proprietor of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph and a subsidiary of Press Holdings, acquired in July 2004 by David and Frederick Barclay after months of intense bidding and lawsuits from Hollinger Inc., the group controlled by Canadian-born British businessman Conrad Black. See also Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Aidan Barclay, Benedict Brogan, Tony Gallagher.