The Inquiry held a four-week public consultation on its draft Terms of Reference in March and April, giving people the chance to have their say on how the Inquiry should go about its work. 

The public consultation closed on 7 April 2022. During the consultation, the Inquiry team met representatives from many different sectors such as charities, unions, faith groups, education and healthcare. Transcripts from these meetings are available to view and download below.

Location Theme(s) Date Transcript
Cardiff
a) Equalities and Opening Remarks
 
b) Disability
 
c) Ethnic Minorities, Asylum and Immigration
 
d) Gender and LGBTQIA+
15/03/2022
a) Equalities Opening Remarks - Download (PDF 76KB)
 
b) Disability - Download (PDF, 329KB)
 
c) Ethnic Minorities, Asylum and Immigration - Download (PDF, 210KB)
 
d) Gender and LGBTQIA+ - Download (PDF, 213KB)
Exeter Post-16 Education 16/03/2022
Winchester (Virtual) Social Care 17/03/2022
Manchester (Virtual) Health 18/03/2022
London Justice 21/03/2022
a) Opening Remarks and Breakout room 1 - Download (170KB)
 
b) Breakout room 2 - Download (PDF 120KB)
Belfast (Virtual) Travel and Tourism 22/03/2022
Edinburgh Business 24/03/2022
Newcastle (Virtual) Children and Young People 25/03/2022
Cambridge (Virtual) Scientific Community 28/03/2022
Leicester Long Covid 29/03/2022
Leeds Key Workers 30/03/2022
Liverpool Arts, Heritage, Sport and Leisure 31/03/2022
Birmingham (Virtual) Local Government 01/04/2022
a) Opening Remarks and Breakout Room 1 - Download (PDF, 198KB)
 
b) Breakout Room 2 - Download (PDF, 166KB)
Virtual Various 06/04/2022
a) Opening Remarks and Breakout Room 1 - Download (PDF, 233KB)
 
b) Breakout Room 2 - Download (PDF, 199KB)