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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)

Lisa Lees

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Lisa Lees was the daughter of Ivan and Elaine Hunter, and sister of Lee.200 She was married to Anthony Lees and was the mother of Lauren and India.201 She was also a grandmother.202 She was 43 years old at the time of her death on 22nd May 2017.203

Lisa was a very positive person. She was always singing and dancing, and made every situation fun.204 Anthony described Lisa as “funny, exciting, full of laughter, full of life”.205 She was dedicated to her career and put 110 per cent into her work.206 It gave her family so much pride to see her set up an award‑winning business providing holistic therapies to terminally ill children.207 It was one of Lisa’s greatest achievements.208 She later returned to college to teach the next generation of beauticians, to pass on her skills.209

Her daughters spoke of Lisa with great love and warmth. She was their best friend.210 She would tell them that they could achieve anything if they put their minds to it, and they should “always believe”.211 Her positive attitude lives on through her children. India aspires to be just like her mum.212 Lauren plans to help her mother’s memory live on in her own children and to be there for her sister and family.213

As Lisa’s mother said, Lisa touched so many lives with her love and compassion.214 Her infectious laugh and her ability to light up a room215 will never be forgotten.

Events of 22nd May 2017

Lisa attended the Arena that night with a friend, Alison Howe, and their daughters.216 Their daughters went to watch the concert. Lisa and Alison returned to collect them afterwards.217 Together, they entered the City Room at 22:27:01 from the direction of Manchester Victoria Railway Station.218