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.
At the time of the Inquiry, Nigel Pickover was editor of the Evening Star, based in Ipswich. Pickover worked for publisher Archant for 23 years and held a number of senior editorial roles within the company, including as editor of three of Archant's daily papers: the Ipswich Star (as the Evening Star was renamed in 2012), the Norwich Evening News and the Eastern Daily Press.