Public Hearings Timetable

The timings are provisional and subject to change.


Registration is now closed for the hearings in July, but you can also follow hearings live via the Inquiry YouTube channel here

Government witnesses

Week of 19 July:  

 

Monday 19 July

 

Dr Diana Walford (in person): a Principal Medical Officer (1979-1983) and a Senior Principal Medical Officer (1983-1986, 1987-1989) and other roles in the Department of Health and Social Security

 

Tuesday 20 July

 

Dr Diana Walford (in person) continued

 

Wednesday 21 July

 

Dr Diana Walford (in person) continued

 

Thursday 22 July

 

Lord Simon Glenarthur (in person): Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Security (1983-1985)

 

Friday 23 July

 

Lord Simon Glenarthur (in person) continued

 

Government witnesses (continued)

Week of 26 July:  

 

Tuesday 27 July

 

Lord Kenneth Clarke (in person): Minister of State for Health (1982-85), Secretary of State for Health (1988-90)

 

Wednesday 28 July

 

Lord Kenneth Clarke (in person) continued

 

Thursday 29 July

 

Lord Kenneth Clarke (in person) continued

 


Registration is not yet open for the following weeks.

 

Week of 20 September:  

Tuesday 21 September

 

Lord Norman Fowler (in person): Secretary of State for Health and Social Security (1981-87)

 

Wednesday 22 September

 

Lord Norman Fowler (in person) continued 

 

Thursday 23 September

 

Presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry relating to pharmaceutical companies involved in
blood products and the licensing of those products

 

Friday 24 September

 

 

Presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry relating to pharmaceutical companies involved in blood products

Week of 27 September

Presentations by Counsel to the Inquiry, and witness evidence, relating to pharmaceutical companies involved in blood products

 

Week of 4 October 

Completion of the presentation by Counsel to the Inquiry about the smaller haemophilia centres

 

Indicative weeks for hearings on Blood Services

  • Week of 1 November

  • Week of 8 November

  • Week of 15 November 

  • Week of 29 November

  • Week of 6 December

  • Week of 13 December