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.
Journalist and former Political Editor of the Mirror Group and Readers’ Editor of the Daily Mirror. At the time of giving evidence was a trustee of Headliners, an organisation which helps disadvantaged young people through journalism. Seymour had also worked at the Daily Mail. He told the Inquiry that the newsroom culture had changed since he started out in journalism in 1964.