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.
Clive Hollick, a former owner of Express Newspapers and a supporter of the Labour Party, was made a life peer in 1991. He told the Inquiry that he believed self-regulation of the Press should be abandoned. The historic pattern of promising and failing to reform had been repeated too often with sometimes tragic results, he said.
English actor, comedian and businessman at the time of the Inquiry. Morrissey gave evidence of being misreported in the media, telling the Inquiry that the Daily Mail in particular had refused to delay publication when told a story was false. Also reported intense press harassment when news of his affair with TV presenter Amanda Holden was exposed.
Author and former BBC political correspondent. From 1998 to 2001, he was special adviser at 10 Downing Street and later Labour Party Director of Communications. Was questioned by the Inquiry on an allegation in his book "Where Power Lies" that Tony Blair had reached an arrangement that Rupert Murdoch would give Labour a "fair wind" if his business interests were left in peace. Described Murdoch as the 24th member of the Cabinet in that his voice was never heard but his presence was always felt.