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 the Hillsborough Family Support Group (established in the aftermath of the Hillsborough Disaster in 1989) and mother of James Aspinall, who died in the tragedy. Told the Inquiry of a meeting with The Sun where a "deal" was offered to the Group. If they publicly accepted The Sun's apology, The Sun would investigate the "lies" and build a sports field in Liverpool. The Group was appalled, Aspinall told the Inquiry.
Mother of Ruby Thomas, who was convicted of the manslaughter of 62-year-old Ian Baynham in London's Trafalgar Square. Lovely's evidence to the Inquiry concerned the media's misrepresentation of that incident and of her daughter's involvement, along with what Lovely saw as harassment in the reporting of the case.
Mother of the eldest son of former London Mayor Ken Livingstone. Woolf gave evidence of intense media intrusion, and her suspicions of phone hacking, particularly around the time of the 1999 mayoral election campaign.