The Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Sir John Saunders, has today ruled on the application for Core Participant status by 56 survivors of the attack, after hearing submissions from survivors and Core Participants via video link on 7th April. Read the statement in full here.
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The Manchester Arena Inquiry preliminary hearing due to take place on Friday 20 March was adjourned. This hearing took place on Tuesday 7 April via video link only.
The last preliminary hearing for the Manchester Arena Inquiry took place on the 28 January. At that hearing the Chair set a start date for the Inquiry for June 2020. Two further preliminary hearings are scheduled to take place in the coming months – on 20 March 2020 and 6 May 2020. Transcripts are not … Continued
On 22 November 2019, the Chairman of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, Sir John Saunders, held a preliminary hearing at Manchester Town Hall in Central Manchester. This was the first hearing since the Inquiry was established by the Home Secretary on the 22 October 2019. The hearing covered topics such as the establishment of the Inquiry, … Continued
The Chairman, Sir John Saunders, invites applications from any individual or organisation that wishes to seek designation as a Core Participant in the Inquiry. Any application should be submitted in accordance with the protocol for considering applications for core participant status. If possible, any applications should be lodged with the Solicitor to the Inquiry by … Continued