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.
The Irish Traveller Movement in Britain (ITMB) is a leading charity working to raise the capacity and social inclusion of the Traveller communities in Britain. Submitted evidence on negative stereotyping of Travellers in the press. In written evidence, ITMB gave examples of the press linking Gypsy and Traveller ethnicity to crime and anti-social behaviour.