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The Inquiry will release as much information about its work as possible, subject to legal or operational issues.

This page will hold copies of all update notes, overview notes, press notices or presentations given by the Inquiry team.


Inquiry updates

The Inquiry has issued a number of update notes, which give a broad overview of the work that is being done by the Inquiry to progress its terms of reference. The table below also contains a copy of a letter to the non-police non-state core participants in respect of timescales and processes, dated 28 November 2016.

DateDocument
Jun 2016First update note
Aug 2016Second update note
Nov 2016Third update note
Nov 2016Letter to non-police, non-state core participants
Feb 2017Letter to non-police, non-state core participants
Mar 2017Fourth update note
Jun 2017Fifth update note
Jul 2017Two year update
Nov 2017Sixth update note

Press notices, overview notes and operational notes
DateSubjectDocument
03 May 2016Ruling on legal approach
to restriction orders
Press notice
26 May 2016Ruling on undertakingsPress notice
21 Jun 2016Hearing on 22 June 2016 (deceased
children's identities)
Press notice
21 Jun 2016Hearing on 22 June 2016 (deceased
children's identities)
Operational note
14 Jul 2016Ruling on deceased
children's identities
Overview note
14 Jul 2016Ruling on deceased
children's identities
Press notice
27 Jul 2016Ruling and directions in respect of 'Cairo',
'Jaipur', and 'Karachi'
Overview note
27 Jul 2016Ruling and directions in respect of 'Cairo',
'Jaipur', and 'Karachi'
Press notice
10 Aug 2016'Minded to' Note on non-police,
non-state anonymity applications
Press notice
08 Sep 2016Attorney General's UndertakingPress notice
13 Sep 2016Ruling on non-police, non-state
anonymity applications
Press notice
20 Oct 2016'Minded to' Note on restriction order
applications by N10 (Lambert) and
N14 (Boyling)
Press notice
20 Oct 2016Chairman's note on risk assessmentsOverview note
20 Oct 2016Chairman's note on risk assessmentsPress notice
25 Oct 2016'Minded to' Note on restriction order
applications by 'Jaipur' and 'Karachi'
Press notice
02 Nov 2016Deceased children's' identitiesPublic notice
10 Nov 2016N519 - "Marco Jacobs"Press notice
16 Nov 2016Update on Inquiry TimescalesPress notice
17 Nov 2016N104 - "Carlo Neri"Press notice
30 Nov 2016'Minded to' Note on restriction order
application by Dr RXT
Press Notice
15 Dec 2016N596 - "Rod Richardson"Press notice
15 Dec 2016Core participant ruling number 12Overview note
15 Dec 2016Core participant ruling number 12Press notice
20 Dec 2016N5 - John Dines Press Notice
19 Jan 2017N118 - "Simon Wellings"Press notice
08 Feb 2017Statement following Independent Police
Complaints Commission announcement
Press notice
15 Feb 2017Hearing on 05 Apr 2017Press notice (#1)
20 Feb 2017Sir Christopher PitchfordPress notice
01 Mar 2017Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974Press notice
01 Mar 2017Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974Overview note
06 Mar 2017Hearing on 05 Apr 2017Press notice (#2)
29 Mar 2017Roger Pearce - "Roger Thorley"Press notice
04 Apr 2017Hearing 5 April Operational NoteOperational Note
07 Apr 2017Michael Chitty - "Mike Blake"Press notice
02 May 2017Special Demonstration Squad applicationsPress Notice
25 July 2017Sir John Mitting appointed ChairmanPress notice
02 Aug 2017Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974:
'Minded to'
Press notice
03 August 2017Minded to, ruling and directions: Special Demonstration Squad anonymity applicationsPress notice
11 Aug 2017Data breachNotice
14 Aug 2017Assurance statementsPress notice
04 Oct 2017Hearing on 1 Nov 2017Press notice
05 Oct 2017HN321 - "William Paul Lewis"Press notice
23 Oct 2017Supplementary Minded to: Special Demonstration Squad anonymity applications. Hearing on 20-22 Nov 2017Press notice
14 Nov 2017Generic evidence in support of anonymity applicationsPress notice
14 Nov 2017Second 'Minded to' note: Special Demonstration Squad anonymity applicationsPress notice
20 Nov 2017Chairman's Statement as deliveredStatement

 


Presentations

 


Official Inquiry photographs

 

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