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

Volume 2 is divided into two sub-volumes: Volume 2-I and Volume 2-II. Volume 2-I is 695 pages long. Volume 2-I begins with a Preface and then continues with Parts 9 to 16. Volume 2-II is 189 pages long. It contains Parts 17 to 21 and the Appendices. A list of the names of the twenty-two who died is at page vii of Volume 2-I and at page iii of Volume 2-II.
A large format version combining Volume 2-I (ia, ib and ic) and Volume 2-II is also available.
Volume 2-I (standard format)
Volume 2-II (standard format)
Volume 2 (large format)

Jane Tweddle

Jane Tweddle was the mother of Harriet, Lily and Isabelle Taylor, the daughter of Margarette and Alan Tweddle and the sister of Paul.139 She was 51 years old at the time of her death on 22nd May 2017.140

Jane was a much‑loved mum, daughter, sister, auntie and friend.141 She was her daughters’ “warrior mum”, teaching them to be kind and to stick together.142 She filled the home with love and laughter.143 Her daughters remember that, when they asked what time it was, their mother would reply, “It’s the time of your life, never forget it.”144 Jane’s outlook on life continues to inspire them.145

Jane was extremely close to her family. I heard of Jane’s “special and comical”146 relationship with her mother Margarette, who remembers Jane’s smile, laughter and love of life.147 Jane was a much‑loved aunt. She provided a second home for her nieces and nephews, who knew her door was always open.148 Jane’s brother, Paul, knows that her strength, love and laughter will always live on in her close‑knit family.149

Jane was cherished and trusted by the young people whose lives she touched while working at a high school.150 Her daughters remember that she was a “perfect listener … and source of strength and support” to many of the children she helped through her work.151

Events of 22nd May 2017

Jane travelled to the Arena with her friend Joanne Aaron, whose daughter was attending the concert.152 Jane and Joanne Aaron were due to pick Joanne’s daughter and her friend up afterwards.153

While they waited for the concert to finish, Jane and Joanne Aaron enjoyed a meal and coffee together in Manchester.154 Joanne Aaron recalls that they had a good night together.155 They discussed plans for the future and Jane spoke about her daughters and what they were up to.156

Jane and Joanne Aaron entered the City Room at 22:23:45.157