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The Manchester Arena Inquiry has now concluded. The closure notice from the Inquiry Chairman is available here.

preliminary hearing
16/02/2021 11:00 am

Preliminary Hearing, 16 February

On 16 February, the Inquiry heard submissions on hearing arrangements for the then current phase of the Covid-19 national lockdown.

The Inquiry also heard submissions on the application by Abdalraouf Abdallah to prevent disclosure of two redacted expert reports to Core Participants.

Both sessions were streamed to the Inquiry YouTube Channel. Please note that the afternoon session was operating on a 10-minute delay.

Please note that all YouTube videos have been moved to the Manchester Arena Inquiry video archive on the National Archive website. Please visit the video archive for more information.