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.
Surtees joined the Metropolitan Police Service in 1988 rising to Detective Chief Inspector within the Specialist Operations Unit. Told Inquiry of his involvement in an extensive live exercise to test police, government and military readiness in respect of security for the Olympic Games in 2012.