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The Hutton Inquiry
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Hearing Transcripts

Date

Session

Monday, 13 October 2003

Morning

Sir Kevin Tebbit, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence

Afternoon

Sir Kevin Tebbit, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence

Thursday, 25 September 2003

Morning

Jeremy Gompertz QC, Counsel for the Kelly family

Jonathan Sumption QC, Counsel for the Government

 

Afternoon

Jonathan Sumption QC, Counsel for the Government

Andrew Caldecott QC, Counsel for the BBC

Heather Rogers QC, Counsel for Andrew Gilligan

James Dingemans QC, Counsel for the Inquiry

Closing statement by Lord Hutton

Wednesday, 24 September 2003

Morning

Gavyn Davies, Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors

Patrick Lamb, Deputy Head of the Counter Proliferation Department, FCO

Dr Bryan Wells, Director of Counter Proliferation and Arms Control, MOD

Afternoon

Dr Bryan Wells, Director of Counter Proliferation and Arms Control, MOD

James Harrison, Deputy Director Counter Proliferation and Arms Control, MOD

Wing Commander John Clark, Proliferation and Arms Control Secretariat

Nick Rufford, Sunday Times journalist

Professor Keith Hawton, Psychiatrist

Richard Hatfield, Personnel Director, MOD

Tuesday, 23 September 2003

Morning

Tom Kelly, Prime Minister's Official Spokesman

Godric Smith, Prime Minister's Official Spokesman

John Scarlett, Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee

Afternoon

John Scarlett - Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee

Assistant Chief Constable Michael Page - Thames Valley Police

Monday, 22 September 2003

Morning

Geoffrey Hoon MP, Secretary of State for Defence

Lee Hughes, Secretary to the Inquiry

Afternoon

Alastair Campbell, Number 10

Thursday, 18 September 2003

 

Morning

Richard Hatfield, Personnel Director, MoD

Pamela Teare, Director of News, MoD

Afternoon

Pamela Teare - Director of News, MoD

Edward Wilding, Computer Investigator

Professor A J Sammes, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Centre for Forensic Computing at Cranfield University

Andrew Gilligan, BBC

Wednesday, 17 September 2003

 

Morning

Andrew Gilligan, BBC

Afternoon

Richard Sambrook, BBC

Richard Hatfield, MOD

Tuesday, 16 September 2003

Morning

DC Graham Coe, Police Officer

Dr Nicholas Hunt, Forensic Pathologist

Martin Howard, Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence

Afternoon

Dr Shuttleworth - Defence, Science & Technology Laboratory

Kate Wilson - Chief Press Officer, MoD

Monday, 15 September 2003

Morning

Counsel's opening statement

Tony Cragg, Former Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence

Air Marshal J French, Former Chief of Defence Intelligence

Afternoon

Sir Richard Dearlove, Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service

Dr Richard Scott, Director, Science for the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory

Greg Dyke, Director-General of the BBC

Thursday, 4 September 2003

Morning

Olivia Bosch, Colleague

Leigh Potter, Neighbour

Tom Mangold, Journalist

Richard Taylor, Special Advisor to Secretary of State for Defence

adjourned until 15 September

Wednesday, 3 September 2003

Morning

Richard Allan, Toxicologist

Assistant Chief Constable Page

Steven Macdonald, MOD

Dr Jones

Afternoon

Mr A, MOD

Dr Jones

Mr Green, Forensic Biologist

Patrick Lamb, FCO

Tuesday, 2 September 2003

Morning

Ruth Absalom, Neighbour

Dr Malcolm Warner, GP

Louise Holmes, Search team

Paul Chapman, Search team

PC Andrew Franklin

PC Martyn Sawyer

Sergeant Geoffrey Webb

Afternoon

PC Jonathan Martyn

Vanessa Hunt, Ambulance

David Bartlett, Ambulance

Barney Leith, Baha'i faith

Professor Hawton, Psychiatrist

Monday, 1 September 2003

Morning

Mrs Kelly, Family

Sarah Pape, Family

Rachel Kelly, Family

Afternoon

Professor Roger Avery, Friend

David Wilkins, Family

Thursday, 28 August 2003

Morning

Tony Blair MP, Prime Minister

Gavyn Davies, BBC

Afternoon

Gavyn Davies, BBC

Wednesday, 27 August 2003

Morning

Geoff Hoon MP, Secretary of State for Defence

Afternoon

Wing Commander John Clark, Ministry of Defence

James Harrison, Ministry of Defence

Ann Taylor MP, Chair of Intelligence and Security Committee

Tuesday, 26 August 2003

Morning

Andrew MacKinlay MP, Foreign Affairs Select Committee

John Scarlett, Cabinet Office

Afternoon

John Scarlett, Cabinet Office

Sir David Omand, Cabinet Office

Thursday, 21 August 2003

Morning

Donald Anderson MP, Foreign Affairs Select Committee

Nick Rufford - Sunday Times, journalist

James Blitz - Financial Times, journalist

Afternoon

Richard Norton-Taylor, Guardian, journalist

Peter Beaumont, The Observer, journalist

Tom Baldwin, The Times, journalist

Michael Evans, The Times, journalist

David Broucher, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Lee Hughes, Hutton Inquiry Secretariat

Wednesday, 20 August 2003

Morning

Sir Kevin Tebbit, Ministry of Defence

Afternoon

Godric Smith, Prime Minister's Press Office

Tom Kelly, Prime Minister's Press Office

Tuesday, 19 August 2003

Morning

Alastair Campbell, Prime Minister's Office

Afternoon

Alastair Campbell, Prime Minister's Office

Monday, 18 August 2003

Morning

Pam Teare, Ministry of Defence Press Office

Jonathan Powell, Prime Minister's Office

Afternoon

Jonathan Powell, Prime Minister's Office

Sir David Manning, Prime Minister's Office

Thursday, 14 August 2003

Morning

Dr Bryan Wells, Director of Counter Proliferation and Arms Control, MOD

Afternoon

Patrick Lamb, Deputy Head of the Counter Proliferation Department, FCO

Martin Howard, Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence, MOD

John Williams, Director of Communications, FCO

Wednesday, 13 August 2003

Morning

Susan Watts, BBC Reporter

Gavin Hewitt, BBC Reporter

Afternoon

Gavin Hewitt, BBC Reporter

Richard Sambrook, Head of News, BBC

Tuesday, 12 August 2003

Morning

Andrew Gilligan, BBC Reporter

Afternoon

Andrew Gilligan, BBC Reporter

Susan Watts, BBC Reporter

Monday, 11 August 2003

Morning

Terence Taylor, President and Executive Director for the International Institute of Strategic Studies (US)

Richard Hatfield, Personnel Director MOD

Martin Howard, Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence MOD

Patrick Lamb, Deputy Head of the Counter Proliferation Department FCO

Afternoon

Patrick Lamb, Deputy Head of the Counter Proliferation Department FCO

Julian Miller, Chief of the Assessment Staff Cabinet Office.

Friday, 1 August 2003

Morning

Lord Hutton's opening statement and application for the proceedings to be televised

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