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10/09/2020

Commemorative Hearings started 14 September 2020

Commemorative Hearings began on Monday 14 September 2020 at 09:30. Commemorative hearings are an opportunity for families of the 22 victims to pay tribute to their loved ones. Each tribute, or pen portrait, will take place over the next two weeks, with a schedule available here.

Hearings will be live-streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel

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26/08/2020

Manchester Arena Inquiry started 7 September 2020

Manchester Arena Inquiry oral evidence hearings began on 7 September 2020 at Manchester Magistrates Court. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, it is not possible for members of the public to attend Inquiry hearings. As a result, hearings will be live-streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel.

The oral evidence hearing chapter structure and outline timetable can be found here.

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06/08/2020
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23/07/2020
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15/06/2020
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12/06/2020
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08/06/2020

Witness Information Appeal

The Inquiry has launched a Witness Information Appeal for those who may be able to help its investigation into the bombing. The Witness Information Form can be found here.

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28/05/2020
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21/04/2020

A ruling from the Chairman on Core Participant status

The Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Sir John Saunders, has today ruled on the application for Core Participant status by 56 survivors of the attack, after hearing submissions from survivors and Core Participants via video link on 7th April. Read the statement in full here.

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30/03/2020

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.

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25/11/2019

First preliminary hearing held on 22 November 2019

On 22 November 2019, the Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Sir John Saunders, held a preliminary hearing at Manchester Town Hall in Central Manchester. This was the first hearing since the Inquiry was established by the Home Secretary on the 22 October 2019. The hearing covered topics such as the establishment of the Inquiry, … Continued