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.
Former editor of regional daily newspaper the Yorkshire Post, a post he stepped down from in 2013 after for 9 years. Also former Editorial Director of Johnston Press (Yorkshire) so was responsible for the company’s editorial operations in Scarborough, Wakefield, Harrogate and Halifax as well as Leeds. Prior to the Yorkshire Post, Peter edited the Sheffield Star from 1992 to 2004 and The Gazette, Blackpool, from 1988-1992. He was instrumental in highlighting manufacturing by introducing the ‘Made in Sheffield’ dinner and established the Yorkshire Post business and environment award ceremonies and the Taste Awards, which honoured the region’s food producers.