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.
Picture editor of The People at the time of the Inquiry. Questioned about pictures obtained through breaches of privacy or harassment, he said that he would turn down 4 or 5 sets of pictures a week on those grounds. On the digital manipulation of images, he said he believed cropping and cutting out the background of shots was legitimate but it was not right to make an image into something it was not. Also answered questions on specific shots of Kate McCann, Hugh Grant and Charlotte Church.