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.
Founded 1866. Registered charity in the UK and the oldest penal-reform organisation in the world, named after John Howard. The charity focuses on penal reform in England and Wales. Submitted evidence of the misrepresentation of the nature of crime and sentencing as well as misleading sensationalism in cases such as that of "Baby P", where The Sun called for its readers to campaign for higher sentencing.