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Day 4 Hearing

9:30 am

The Inquiry heard a continuation of Bhatt Murphy’s opening statement, from Laura Profumo. The Inquiry then heard further opening statements from core participants:

  • Brian Stanton gave an opening statement on behalf of Owen Syred, who worked at Brook House during the relevant period.
  • Jude Bunting on behalf of the BBC.
  • Jonathan Dixey for the Independent Monitoring Board.
  • Julian Blake on behalf of the Home Office.
  • Amy Mannion on behalf of the Chief Inspector of Prisons.
  • Andrew Sharland QC speaking on behalf of G4S Health Services and G4S Care and Justice Services.
  • Cecily White on behalf of Practice Plus Group the current operator of the primary care services for Brook House IRC.

This was an in-person hearing and was also streamed live on the Brook House Inquiry YouTube Channel.