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.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Farming, Food and the Marine Environment as part of Prime Minister David Cameron's Cabinet reshuffle in October 2013. Had been Conservative Party Head of Media under Michael Howard for 18 months to May 2005 and Press Secretary to David Cameron until the end of October 2007.