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 in 2002. National private-sector ombudsman scheme, which works to resolve complaints between consumers and companies that are signed up to their scheme. Free and impartial means of resolving disputes outside of the courts. Submitted evidence to the Inquiry about how such a scheme could work for the press.