To enable the core participants, public and press to understand what is going on in the Inquiry, we are publishing a series of briefings, and reports.
For transcripts of, and documents published around, hearings, visit the Inquiry Website
Progress briefing 1 a report about the progress the Inquiry has made so far in working through its preliminary decisions, published November 2016.
Progress briefing 2 a report about the progress the Inquiry made December 2016-Jan2017, published February 2017.
Progress briefing 3 a report about the progress the Inquiry made February – 11 March 2017, published March 2017.
Progress briefing 4, a report about the progress the Inquiry made mid March – mid May, published May 2017
Progress briefing 5, a report on progress the Inquiry made mid May – 22nd June, published end of June 2017. It includes a summary of progress in the Inquiry so far.
Progress briefing 6, a report on the appointment of a new Chair, and progress made between 23rd June and 18th August, published at the end of August 2017.
Our next Inquiry Progress Briefing is expected at the end of September
April 5th 2017 hearing
Summary of April 5th 2017 hearing Ruling
Open Inquiry, Open Justice A guide to the submission by non-police non-state Core Participants (i.e. the victims of undercover abuse), in response to police and state requests for secrecy.
Secrets beyond lies: the police and state’s requests for secrecy An overview of the secrecy requests made by the police and state bodies to the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing
Secrecy hearing: Report on the hearing where Pitchford heard arguments around how much secrecy there should be at the Public Inquiry into Undercover Policing
The police under investigation: witness incrimination at the spycops inquiry. A guide to the ‘undertakings’ hearing
Undertakings hearing: a report on the hearing about whether to make promises to witnesses that their evidence to the inquiry may not be used to prosecute them
Neither confirm nor deny: neither truth nor justice – A guide to the use of ‘NCND’ around political undercover policing