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Information relating to hearings – including dates and transcripts – is made available here as the Inquiry progresses. 

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15/03/2022 10:00 am
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14/03/2022 9:30 am
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15/02/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 14 Hearing, 15 February

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 14 evidence covering preventability.

On 15 February the Inquiry will hear evidence from Prison Officer 1 who works at the prison where Abdalraouf Abdallah is being held. This evidence will be heard in restricted session. The Inquiry will also read a gist of the Chapter 14 CLOSED evidence and Oral submissions on the recalling of Witness J and Temporary ACC Dominic Scally.

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

Ruling on application for further evidence from Witness J and T/ACC Scally
Ruling on Further Evidence from Witness J and TACC Scally - Appendices
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14/02/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 14 Hearing, 14 February

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 14 evidence covering preventability.

On 14 February the Inquiry will hear evidence from Temporary Detective Inspector Paul Costello and Former Detective Inspector Frank Morris from Greater Manchester Police.

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

 

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18/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 10 and 12 Hearing (care gap evidence and recommendations), 18 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 and 12 evidence covering care gap evidence and recommendations.

On 18 January, the Inquiry will hear evidence on the care gap from Pre-Hospital Doctors Lt Col Claire Park and Dr Gareth Davies, ACC Iain Raphael (Director for Operational Standards for the College of Policing), Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Wasim Chaudhry (GMP) and Mr Philip Cowburn MBE (National Ambulance Resilience Unit).

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

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17/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 10 and 12 Hearing (care gap evidence and recommendations), 17 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 and 12 evidence covering care gap evidence and recommendations.

On 17 January, the Inquiry will hear evidence on the care gap from Dr Mathieu Langlois, former Senior Doctor for RAID (French National Police Intervention Unit), Richard Thomas, Head of Specialist and Counter Terrorism Armed Policing (CTPHQ), and Pre-Hospital Doctors Lt Col Claire Park and Dr Gareth Davies.

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

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13/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 10 and 12 Hearing (care gap evidence and recommendations), 13 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 and 12 evidence covering care gap evidence and recommendations.

The Inquiry heard evidence on the care gap from Keith Prior, National Director for the National Ambulance Resilience Unit, Thomas Hurst, Medical Director for London’s Air Ambulance, and Edward Baker, Chief Inspector of Hospitals at the Care Quality Commission.

The hearing was streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream was operating on a 10-minute delay.

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12/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 10 and 12 Hearing (care gap evidence and recommendations), 12 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 10 and 12 evidence covering care gap evidence and recommendations.

On 12 January, the Inquiry will hear from Mark Norris, Principal Policy Advisor for the Local Government Association, James Button President for the Institute of Learning, Matthew Twist, Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, and Mark Hardingham, Chair of the National Fire Chiefs’ Council on the care gap and recommendations

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

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11/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapters 7, 10 and 12 Hearing (monitored recommendations; care gap evidence and recommendations), 11 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 7 evidence covering Volume One monitored recommendations and Chapter 10 and 12 evidence covering care gap evidence and recommendations.

The Inquiry heard evidence from Shaun Hipgrave, Director of Protect and Prepare for the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism on Volume One monitored recommendations.

The Inquiry also heard evidence and recommendations relating to the care gap from John Lawrie, Intelligence Analyst and Political Consultant. Mr Lawrie’s evidence will will be heard in a restricted session. We will then hear from John Rowe, Acting Deputy Director of Operational Strategy for the Health and Safety Executive, and Shaun Hipgrave, who will return to give evidence on the care gap.

The open session of this hearing was streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream was operating on a 10-minute delay.

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10/01/2022 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing (monitored recommendations), 10 January

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 7 evidence covering Volume One monitored recommendations.

The Inquiry heard evidence from Gary Simpson (Director of Security, Safety and Risk for SMG Europe), Mark Harding (Managing Director for Showsec International Limited), Sean O’Callaghan (Assistance Chief Constable for British Transport Police), and Michelle Russell (Chief Executive for the Security Industry Authority). 

The hearing was streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream was operating on a 10-minute delay.

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16/12/2021 9:00 am

Chapters 9 – 12 Oral Closing Submissions, 16 December

The Inquiry is hearing oral closing submissions for Chapters 9 – 12.

On 16 December, the Inquiry will hear submissions from counsel for Counter-Terrorism Policing Headquarters (CTPHQ), counsel for Greater Manchester Police (GMP), counsel for Superintendent Mark Dexter and Chief Inspector Dale Sexton, counsel for British Transport Police (BTP), counsel for SMG, and counsel for Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD).

The hearing will be streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream will be operating on a 10-minute delay.

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15/12/2021 9:30 am

Chapters 9 – 12 Oral Closing Submissions, 15 December

The Inquiry is hearing oral closing submissions for Chapters 9 – 12.

The Inquiry heard submissions from bereaved families represented by Addleshaw Goddard, and counsel for Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Fire Brigades Union, North West Fire Control, North West Ambulance Service, and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

The hearing was streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream was operating on a 10-minute delay.