To ask Her Majesty's Government why Ismail Abedi was not prevented from departing the UK prior to his scheduled appearance at the Manchester Arena Inquiry under a court order.
10 November 2021
The Manchester Arena Inquiry is a statutory independent Inquiry and decisions as to how to deliver its terms of reference are a matter for the Chair.
The Inquiry heard evidence on what steps had been taken to ensure Ishmale Abedi appeared at the Inquiry on 21 October. The transcript for the hearing is published in full: https://files.manchesterarenainquiry.org.uk/live/uploads/2021/10/21201337/MAI-Day-165_Redacted.pdf