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.
Director at Atelier PR Ltd and public relations adviser to the businessman Vincent Tchenguiz and the company of which he is Chairman, Vincos Limited. Tchenguiz was arrested and released as part of a Serious Fraud Office investigation into the collapse of the Icelandic Kaupthing Bank. Bellew contended that an Associated Press photographer was tipped off about the dawn arrest at his Park Lane offices. No charges were made.
Lawyer specialising in competition law in the UK broadcasting and telecommunications sector. Gave evidence of working for three UK companies who believed themselves negatively impacted by the power of BSkyB. Lord suggested that attempts to have the issues investigated were frustrated by a real or perceived threat that newspapers controlled by News Corporation could harm the individuals or businesses seeking intervention.