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.
Solicitor, specialising in working with individuals and companies in managing unwanted media attention. He told the Inquiry that leaks under the guise of unnamed police sources could cause serious damage to individuals, citing the example of Parameswaran Subramanyan, a Tamil hunger striker. Though Mr Subramanyan had successfully sued the Daily Mail for the libel that he was in fact eating, Boyd related that he suffered significant damage to his reputation and received death threats.