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.
Labour MP for Rhondda. Member of the Commons Media Select Committee, where he raised concerns about News International journalists making payments to police officers. Bryant told the Inquiry that, shortly after this, his phone was hacked by the News of the World and Bryant was reported by several papers to have used a gay dating site. In 2012, he received £30,000 damages from NI.
Wife of Gordon Taylor, Chief Executive of the Professional Footballer’s Association. Involvement in the Inquiry stemmed from denouncing a lawyer’s claims that she was unaware of information relating to her husband’s settlement, when in fact she was.
British law firm with offices in London and Geneva. Represented clients in cases against The News of the World, including Charlotte Church and Catherine Taylor, wife of PFA chairman Gordon Taylor.