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.
Broadcaster. Joined TV Current Affairs at BBC in 2013 from ITN, where he had worked since 1997, initially as Deputy Editor of Channel 4 News, and then as Editor. Gave comprehensive evidence on the procedures, policies and staff guidelines governing ITN's provision of news to Channel 4. "Our purpose as the producers of a public-service broadcast news for Channel 4 is to deliver original journalism and analysis, and to hold those in power to account," he said.