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.
Organisation formed to promote a positive and more truthful representation of children and young people in the media. Suggested to the Inquiry that the media and regulatory processes were discriminatory against children and young people, with 76 per cent of coverage of young people negative in a survey undertaken in 2009. Cited headlines such as "'Feral' children run wild in the streets of UK cities" and "Yob Rule". Recommended that "age" be included as a classification of discrimination in the Editors Code and NUJ Code of Conduct.