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

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16/12/2020 9:30 pm

Chapter 8 Hearing, 16 December

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 8 evidence related to planning and preparation for the attack.

The Inquiry heard legal submissions on various procedural issues, including submissions from the legal representative of Ahmed Taghdi on his attendance to give evidence.

The Inquiry also heard evidence from civilian witness Khalid Balaam. This witness evidence was streamed to the Inquiry YouTube channel. The stream was operating on a 10-minute delay.

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15/12/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 8 Hearing, 15 December

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 8 evidence related to planning and preparation for the attack.

The Inquiry heard evidence from Trial Witness 1. His evidence was not broadcast on the public livestream due to a restriction order. However, a redacted transcript will be made available on the Inquiry website.

The Inquiry also heard evidence from civilian witness, Rabie Zreba.

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

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14/12/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 8 Hearing, 14 December

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 8 evidence related to planning and preparation for the attack.

The Inquiry heard evidence from Relative B and Trial Witness 2. Their evidence was not broadcast on the public livestream as the individuals are subject to restriction orders. However, a redacted transcript will be made available on the Inquiry website.

The Inquiry also heard evidence from Christopher Taylor from Shield Batteries and Taxi Driver Tariq Nadeem.

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

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10/12/2020 9:30 am
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09/12/2020 9:30 am
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08/12/2020 9:30 am
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07/12/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 8 Hearing, 7 December

The Inquiry is hearing Chapter 8 evidence related to planning and preparation for the attack.

The Inquiry heard evidence from DCS Simon Barraclough from Greater Manchester Police, Bob Gallagher Forensic and Digital Investigations Manager at Greater Manchester Police, and Lorna Hills (née Philp) Principal Case Officer in Forensic Explosives, DSTL.

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

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03/12/2020 9:30 am

Chapter 7 Hearing, 3 December

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

The Inquiry heard evidence from Inspector Michelle Wedderburn from British Transport Police, and security experts Dr David BaMaung and Colonel Richard Latham.

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

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02/12/2020 9:30 am
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01/12/2020 9:30 am
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30/11/2020 9:30 am
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19/11/2020 9:30 am