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.
Editor of the Wolverhampton Express and Star for 11 years from 2002, Faber offered the Inquiry his views on the ethics of connections between police and journalists and his paper’s cooperation with the West Midlands Police. He formerly edited a number of local papers including the Gloucestershire Echo, the Bristol Evening Post and the Evening Argus in Brighton.