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.
Research university in London specialising in arts, design, humanities, and social sciences. A constituent college of the University of London, originally founded in 1891 as Goldsmiths' Technical and Recreative Institute by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in New Cross, London. Aeron Davis, Professor of Political Communication in the Media department, gave evidence based on his research into the influence of media on "organisations and elite groups" and on contacts between journalists and politicians.