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.
At the time of the Inquiry, head of the Daily Mail trainee scheme, which was designed, she said, to provide reporters, sub-editors and photographers with training and experience above and beyond what they would have learnt on a post-graduate journalism course. Told the Inquiry that all the trainees were from high-ranking universities, with the majority coming from City, University of London.