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11 October 2007
Lord Justice Scott Baker, Assistant Deputy Coroner - Comments on the jury visit to France:

"I would like to thank publicly the French authorities for the very considerable effort and resources they devoted to ensuring that our visit to Paris and view on Monday and yesterday was as successful and effective as it was. It could not have been achieved without their help, which I am sure is much appreciated by all of us. I am grateful too to M Klein and his staff at the Ritz Hotel for their cooperation and assistance."

8 October 2007
Because the Inquests were sitting in Paris on 8 and 9 October, transcripts of proceedings will not be available on this website until after their return to the UK

5 October 2007
Operational note for media (PDF 36kb)
Updated - Media Arrangements for Coroner's Court Visit to Paris and map of camera exclusion areas for media (490kb)

5 October 2007
Timeline and key events documents for 30/31 August 1997 CCTV footage have been added to the list of evidence page

5 October 2007
Extract taken from transcript - 4th October (PDF 14kb)
Lord Justice Scott Baker's comments to the media on the jury visit to Paris on 8-9 October 2007

3 October 2007
Operational note for media
Media Arrangements for Coroner's Court Visit to Paris

28 September 2007
Operational note for media
Arrangements for media attendance at the inquests

27 September 2007
Jury selection:

27 September 2007
List of Interested persons and their legal representatives

21 September 2007
Operational note for media
This note was issued to the media to invite bids for seats in court and the court annex for the inquests. Reporters with any queries should contact Richard Bailey on 020 7073 1709 or call the Judicial Communications Office on 020 7073 4852.

4 September 2007
In light of the strike on the London Underground network, the Assistant Deputy Coroner has put the start of the 5th September hearing back until 11am. He hopes this will assist those who wish to attend, who may be experiencing travel difficulties.

3 August 2007
Directions by Lord Justice Scott Baker following Pre-Inquest Hearing of 27th July 2007

27 July 2007
Closing remarks by Lord Justice Scott Baker following Pre-Inquest Hearing of 27th July 2007

List of likely issues identified as needing to be addressed at the inquests

17 July 2007
Directions by Lord Justice Scott Baker following Pre-Inquest Hearing of 9th July 2007

20 June 2007
Directions by Lord Justice Scott Baker following Pre-Inquest Hearing of 13th June 2007
PDF version (30kb) | HTML version

13 June 2007
Lord Justice Scott Baker: Opening statement for a Pre-Inquest Hearing

11 June 2007
Lord Justice Scott Baker formally takes on Assistant Deputy Coroner role
Lord Justice Scott Baker has now formally taken over as an Assistant Deputy Coroner of inner West London for the purposes of hearing the inquests into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed on 31 August 1997. The appointment was made by the Coroner for Inner West London, Dr Paul Knapman, and Lord Justice Scott Baker has been working in tandem with Baroness Butler-Sloss.

6 June 2007
Appointment of Secretary and Solicitor to the Inquests
Two official appointments have been made to assist with the running of the inquests into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Mr Dodi Al Fayed.

23 May 2007
Decisions by Baroness Butler-Sloss on matters arising from the meeting of 15 May 2007. These directions refer to Schedules provided by solicitors acting for interested persons to the inquests. The schedules are not available online as they are covered by the confidentiality undertaking agreed between the Assistant Deputy Coroner and interested persons to the inquests.
PDF version 23 May (PDF 28kb) | HTML version 23 May

15 May 2007
Inquests into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed: Opening statement pre-inquest hearing

24 April 2007
Announcement of appointment of new Assistant Deputy Coroner

3 April 2007
Decisions by Baroness Butler-Sloss on matters arising from the meeting of 21 March 2007
PDF version 3 April (PDF 52kb) | HTML version 3 April

3 April 2007
Directions of Baroness Butler-Sloss, Assistant Deputy Coroner for Inner West London on 21 March 2007

6 March 2007
Directions of Baroness Butler-Sloss, Assistant Deputy Coroner for Inner West London on 5 March 2007

5 March 2007
Opening statement for a Pre-Inquest Hearing for the inquests into the deaths of the late Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed

2 March 2007
Judicial Review Decision (PDF 107kb)
Coroners Inquests into the Deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Mr Dodi Al Fayed

22 February 2007
Letter of 22nd February from Baroness Butler-Sloss to Interested Persons re. preparation for the meeting on 5th March (PDF 35kb)

17 January 2007
Pre-inquest hearing set for the 5th March 2007

15 January 2007
Decisions by Baroness Butler-Sloss on matters arising from the meeting of 8 January 2007
PDF version (PDF 133kb) | HTML version

8 January 2007
Opening statement for a meeting of interested persons in the inquests into the deaths of the late Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed

7 December 2006
Statement from the Judicial Communications Office
Preliminary meetings for these inquests to be held in public

7 September 2006
Appointment of Baroness Butler-Sloss as Assistant Deputy Coroner of the Queen's Household and Assistant Deputy Coroner for Surrey