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.
Had worked as picture editor at the Daily Mail for 23 years at time of giving evidence. Told the Inquiry how the PCC Code applied to photographs. There was at all times an up-to-date version of the Code on the picture desk, he said, and members of the desk attended seminars on its guidelines. He could not think of a PCC ruling against the picture desk but all complaints were investigated with a view to resolving, he said.