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.
Press Association (PA) Editor at the time of the Inquiry, having worked for the PA since 1979, first as a reporter, then as Editor. He was appointed Professional Chair in the Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield in 2015. Gave evidence on the operation and ethical standards of PA and its strict codes on sourcing. Grun pronounced strong support for continued press self-regulation.