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21/09/2021

Chapter 12 hearings commence

The Inquiry is currently hearing Chapter 12 evidence covering the experience of each of the 22 victims. A timetable for Chapter 12 evidence is available here.

The evidence in this Chapter is likely to be distressing. Support for anyone affected is available through the Manchester Resilience Hub.
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17/09/2021
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03/09/2021
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23/07/2021
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24/05/2021

Chapter 10 Hearings Continue

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 evidence covering the emergency response.

Hearings are streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel, which is currently operating on a 10-minute delay.

All previous evidence and transcripts are available on the Inquiry website.

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10/05/2021

Chapter 10 Hearings continue

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 evidence covering the emergency response.

Hearings are streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel, which is currently operating on a 10-minute delay.

All previous evidence and transcripts are available on the Inquiry website.

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30/04/2021

Note on Inquiry Timetable w/c 3rd May

This week, the Inquiry will be sitting on Wednesday 5th May to Friday 7th May.

Hearings will commence at 09:30 and will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel on a 10-minute delay.

A link to the timetable for this week is available here.

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12/04/2021
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31/03/2021
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05/03/2021

Update on Inquiry hearing arrangements from 8 March

From 8 March, the Inquiry will return to a four day week with hearings commencing at 10:00. There will be limited attendance in Court and all others are required to follow the hearings virtually.

At this time, the Inquiry continues to hear evidence related to Chapter 10, covering the emergency service response to the attack.

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15/01/2021

Ruling on Inquiry hearing arrangements during lockdown

The Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry has made a ruling on the Inquiry’s hearing arrangements in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and following the preliminary hearing on 14 January.

Hearings will resume on 18 January with some changes to the format. These arrangements will be kept under review and the future course of the Inquiry will be considered in a preliminary hearing on 16 February.

The Chairman’s full ruling, outlining the current arrangements, is available here.

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07/01/2021

Inquiry Update January 2021

In light of this week’s announcements on further lockdowns and restrictions Sir John Saunders, Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, has had to consider the impact on the Inquiry’s oral hearings.

He has decided to pause the hearings until 18 January to give the Inquiry time to consider its options which could include the use of virtual hearings and very restricted attendance in person hearings.