An independent public inquiry to investigate the deaths of the victims of the 2017 Manchester Arena terror attack

The Manchester Arena Inquiry is an independent public inquiry, established on 22 October 2019 by the Home Secretary. The purpose of the Manchester Arena Inquiry is to investigate the deaths of the victims of the 2017 Manchester Arena attack.

A public inquiry is set up to look at a matter of concern. More information on ‘What is a public inquiry’ can be found here.

This purpose of this website is to provide information relating to the Inquiry and will be updated as its progresses. Where possible, evidence and transcripts of hearings will be made available on the website.

News pages will be updated with hearing dates and once the Inquiry hearings begin in September 2020 the website will host evidence and provide information.

latest news

News relating to the Inquiry will be available here as and when they are made during the course of the Inquiry.


A ruling from the Chairman on Covid 19

The Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Sir John Saunders, has issued a ruling about the start date of The Manchester Arena Inquiry following a consultation with Core Participants regarding Covid-19. You can read the ruling in full here.

upcoming hearings

This page will be updated with information relating to hearings as the Inquiry progresses.

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