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.
Journalist, theatre critic and political sketch-writer at the time of giving evidence, writing for The Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and The Oldie, and previously for The Times. Told the Inquiry that he had not intended to give evidence since he had been commenting daily on proceedings. However, he offered his thoughts on the difference between "gallery reporters" and "the Lobby" and expressed his opinion that in journalism there was a perfectly ethical place for sketch-writing, despite its bias and subjectivity.