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.
Policy Analyst and Senior Policy Adviser to David Cameron following 2010 election. Was asked to confirm whether he was the "adviser" referred to in an email exchange between Fred Michel of News Corp and James Murdoch at the time of the BSkyB bid. Silva confirmed that he was the "adviser" but said that his conversation with Michel had only fleetingly referred to the BskyB bid.