The Inquiry team

Chairman to the Inquiry

Sir Christopher Holland

Sir Christopher Holland
Inquiry Chair

Sir Christopher Holland was appointed as the Chairman of the Inquiry by the Secretary of State for Justice on 10 June 2010. He became a Recorder on the North Eastern Circuit in April 1992 and a Justice of the High Court, assigned to the Queen's Bench Division in September 1992. Sir Christopher retired as a High Court Judge on 23 November 2007.

Team members

Ashley Underwood QC

Ashley Underwood QC
Counsel to the Inquiry

Ashley Underwood was called to the Bar in 1976 and took silk in 2001. Ashley has a background in human rights and public law. He has considerable inquiry experience and is a founder of the website publicinquiries.org.