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

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21/10/2020 9:30 am
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20/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 20 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

The Inquiry heard evidence from Michael Russell from Greater Manchester Police, PCSO Mark Renshaw from British Transport Police, and Christopher Wild, Julie Whitley and Martin McGuffie, members of the public who were present on the night.

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

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hearings
19/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 19 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

The Inquiry heard evidence from PC Stephen Corke, PCSO Lewis Brown and PC Jessica Bullough from British Transport Police, and Neal Hatfield, a member of the public.

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

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15/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 15 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

The Inquiry heard evidence from William Drysdale, Close Protection Officer, Julie Merchant, Merchandise Security Officer, and Sergeant Gareth Wilson and PCSO Jon Paul Morrey, from British Transport Police.

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

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hearings
14/10/2020 9:30 am
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hearings
13/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 13 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

The Inquiry heard evidence from DCI Sam Pickering from Greater Manchester Police, Michael Edwards from SMG, and Jade Duxbury from Emergency Training UK.

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

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preliminary hearing
12/10/2020 5:00 pm
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hearings
12/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 12 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

The Inquiry heard evidence from DCI Sam Pickering from Greater Manchester Police, Jonathan Lavery Security Consultant for Showsec, PC Lorraine Johnstone from British Transport Police, and Brandon Couper-Phillips, Showsec Steward.

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

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hearings
06/10/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 6 October

The Inquiry continues to hear Chapter 7 evidence related to the Manchester Arena complex and security arrangements.

On Tuesday, the Inquiry heard from Oliver Smith, Partner in Mansford LLP and Chairman of the firm’s Executive Board, and Fraser Swift, Principal Licensing Officer, Manchester City Council.

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

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hearings
05/10/2020 9:30 am
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preliminary hearing
01/10/2020 11:30 am

Preliminary Hearing, 1 October

A Preliminary Hearing covered protocol and legal matters related to the Inquiry main hearings.

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

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hearings
01/10/2020 9:30 am