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05/12/2021

Chapter 13 hearings resume

The Inquiry is currently hearing Chapter 13 evidence covering the background and radicalisation of Salman Abedi.

The timetable for this week is available here.

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30/11/2021

No YouTube livestream 1-3 December 2021

From Wednesday 1 December to Friday 3 December 2021, the Inquiry will hear expert medical evidence regarding Saffie-Rose Roussos, including the cause and mechanism of her death and addressing the question of whether or not her injuries may have been survivable with earlier medical intervention.

Due to the sensitive nature of this evidence, it will not be livestreamed on the Inquiry’s YouTube channel. The transcript of the daily evidence will be released on the Inquiry’s website in the usual way.

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22/11/2021

Chapter 13 hearings resume

The Inquiry has resumed in open session following three weeks of Chapter 14 closed hearings.

The Inquiry is currently hearing Chapter 12 evidence covering the experience of each of the 22 victims.

 

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28/10/2021

Chapter 14 Closed Hearings

From 1 November 2021, the Inquiry will hear Chapter 14 evidence on preventability in closed session. This phase of evidence will last for 3 weeks.

Inquiry proceedings will not be broadcast to the Inquiry YouTube channel.

Open hearings will resume at 09:30 on 22 November 2021.

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25/10/2021
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18/10/2021

Chapter 13 Hearings commence

From Tuesday 19 October, the Inquiry will hear Chapter 13 evidence covering the background and radicalisation of Salman Abedi.

The timetable for this week is available here.

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03/10/2021

Hearings Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th October postponed

Chapter 12 hearings due to take place on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th October have had to be postponed. These hearings, which were due to hear evidence relating to Saffie-Rose Roussos will be heard at a later date, yet to be set.

The Inquiry will resume hearings at 9.30am on Wednesday 6th October.

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21/09/2021
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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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17/06/2021

Volume One: Security at the Arena

The Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry has published Volume One of his report into the death of the 22 victims of the attack on 22nd May 2017. This report, Volume One: Security for the Arena is the first of three and examines the security arrangements in place at the Manchester Arena. The report is available here.

Please note that the Volume One report contains content that some may find distressing.

The Chairman made a short statement at 2pm on the 17th June 2021 at the Manchester Magistrates’ Court. You can watch this broadcast via the Inquiry YouTube channel here. A copy of the Chairman’s statement is available here.