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


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.

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.