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.
Founded 1979. Campaign group based in London focussed on bringing about a more “diverse democratic and accountable media”. The CPBF followed and reported on the Leveson Inquiry claiming the common goal of reforming the press as a fair and honest information outlet and seeking the opportunity for change.