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.
Crime Reporter for the Daily Express and Chair of the Crime Reporters Association. Gave evidence at the Inquiry of the work of the CRA which aimed to foster good relations and trust between crime reporters and the police. Its value to reporters, said Twomey, was enabling off-the-record non-attributable briefings.