The Inquiry announces publication of its Report

Anthony Grainger Inquiry Report

11th July 2019: Transcript of Chairman Statement announcing publication of Inquiry Report.

Statement on Publication

Please note the transcripts of the Open oral hearings will be posted on the evidence page of the website 

The Opening Session took place on:  Tuesday 26th July 2016. See link to transcript below.

Opening Session 26th July 2016

Preliminary Hearing took place on: Monday 14th November 2016. See link to transcript below.

Preliminary Hearing 14th November 2016

A further directions hearing took place on Thursday 15th December 2016. See link to transcript below.

Directions hearing 15th December 2016

The oral hearings commenced on Tuesday 17th January 2017

17th January 2017 – Please see links to Opening Statements by Counsel to the Inquiry (Days 1 &2) and the Core Participants.

Counsel to the Inquiry Opening Statement Day 1&2


Gail Hadfield-Grainger’s Opening Statement

Appendix-A-to-Opening-Statement-of G Hadfield-Grainger

Greater Manchester Police Opening Statement

GMP letter dated 15.03.17 re late disclosure of two GMP policies and emails re X7 & Z15

GMP letter dated 15.03.17 – Disclosure exercise by GMP

Q9 Opening Statement 

Witness Running Order Week 4 w/c 7th February 2017

Witness Running Order Week 5 w/c 14 Feb 2017

Witness Running Order Week-6 w/c 21 February 2017

Witness Running Order Week 7 – w/c 27th February 0217

Witness  Running order Week 8 w/c 7th March 2017

Inquiry did not sit week 9 w/c 14th March 2017

Witness Running order Week 10 w/c 21st March 2017

Witness Running Order Week 11 w/c 28th March 2017

Witness  V2 Running order  Week 12 – 4th April 2017

Witness Running order Week 13 10th April 2017.

Witness Running order Week 14 – 18th April 2017.

Witness Running order Week 15 – 25th April 2017.

The closing submissions took place on Wednesday 17th May 2017 and Thursday 18th May 2017

Wednesday 17th May 2017: Please see below links to Closing submissions by Core Participants

Index to (Open) Closing Submissions

Tab 1 Closing Submissions on behalf of Mr and Mrs Schofield and Stuart Grainger

Tab 1 (i) Note on law on the test for self-defence

Tab 1 (i) s75 & s76 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Tab 1 (iii) Ashley v CC of Sussex Police (2008)

Tab 1 (iv) Bennett v UJ (2011) 52 E H R R 101

Tab 1 (v) Amin v SS for the Home Dept (2004) 1 AC 653

Tab 1 (vi) Extract from Azelle Rodney Inquiry Report

Tab 2 Closing Submissions on behalf of  Gail Hadfield Grainger And Appendices Tab 2(i) -(xi) 

Tab 3 Closing Submissions on behalf of GMP

Tab 4 Closing submissions on behalf of Q9_final

Tab 4 (i) Closing statement of Q9_list of authorities

Tab 4 (ii) 1. Sharman v HMRC for Inner North London 2005 EWCA Civ 967

Tab 4 (iii) 2. Bennett v HM Coroner for Inner South London 2007 EWCA Civ 617

Tab 4 (iv) 3. E7 v Sir Christopher Holland (in his capacity as Chairman of the Azelle Rodney Inquiry and others 2014 EWHC 452 (Admin)

Tab 4 (v) 4. R (Duggan) v HM Assistant Deputy Coroner for the Northern District of Greater London 2017 EWCA EWCA Civ 142

Tab 5 Closing submissions on behalf of NCA (Open) 

Witness schedule for hearings 15/16th February 2018