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.
Detective Chief Inspector with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary. Upon promotion to DCI, Jones was posted to the constabulary's Major Crime Investigation Team taking the lead on all homicide cases within Avon and Somerset force area, which later spread to include Wiltshire. Jones was an investigating office in this constabulary at the time of the murder of Joanna Yeates in Clifton, Bristol. He told he Inquiry how the police operated with the press at this time and their alarm when the Daily Mail and Sun published information possibly harming the police investigation.