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Statements before the Inquiry in Phase One

The timetable below identifies the order in which the witnesses for Phase One were called and provides a copy of their Inquiry statement, and where applicable, supplementary statements and any additional questions answered in writing.

Witnesses were either asked to attend (Called), their Inquiry statement was read out by Inquiry Junior Counsel, or their statement was “taken as read” (which means that the statement is to form part of the Inquiry record but the witness has not been asked to provide oral evidence to the Inquiry and their statement has not been read out during the course of the Inquiry).



Name Date Notes Role statement
Gordon Bell 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
David Andrews 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
James McGoldrick 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
James Baxter 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
Ian Mavers 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
James Smith 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee not on site at the time of the disaster View
Andrew Galloway 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Non-ICL employee on site at the time of the disaster View
Lynn Cameron 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Eye witness to the explosion View
Jacqueline Brown 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Eye witness to the explosion View
Anne Marie Donnelly 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Eye witness to the explosion View
George Leyden 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Eye witness to the explosion View
James Moir 02/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Eye witness to the explosion View
William McDonagh 02/07/08 Called Rescue and arrangements for investigation View
James Porteous 02/07/08 Called Rescue and arrangements for investigation View
William Brodie 03/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel) (medical reasons)
Employee of Calor Gas View
Keith Young 03/07/08 Called Employee of Calor Gas View
Maurice Coville 03/07/08 Called Employee of Calor Gas View
Alexander Clezy 03/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Employee of Calor Gas View
Henry Betts 03/07/08 Called Employee of Calor Gas View
William Delaney 04/07/08 Called Employee of Calor Gas View
Kenneth Platt 4 July Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel) (medical reasons)
Employee of Calor Gas View
Thomas Dudgeon 04/07/08 Called Employee of Johnston Oils Ltd (J Gas) View
Alan Elliot 04/07/08 Called Employee of Johnston Oils Ltd (J Gas) View
David Inglis 08/07/08 Called Employee of Johnston Oils Ltd (J Gas) View
Sue Johnston 08/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alistair Gunn 08/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alexander Keddie 08/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
John Ives 09/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alan Tyldesley 09/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alan Tyldesley 10/07/08 (Continuation 09/07/08) Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alistair McNab 10/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alistair McNab 11/07/08 (Continuation from 10/07/08) Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
John Powell 11/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Cameron Adam 11/07/08 Taken as read Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Annette Leppla 11/07/08 Taken as read Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Michelle Gillies 11/07/08 Taken as read Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Michael Wilcock 11/07/08 Taken as read Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Donald Sloan 11/07/08 Taken as read Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Bryan Cousland 11/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Ian Bowie 11/07/08 Called Evidence relating to HSE visits View
Alastair McCourt 15/07/08 Called Non- ICL person (Safety Consultant) View
James Kincaid 15/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
Non- ICL person (Gas Engineer) View
Paul McClintock 15/07/08 Called Non- ICL person (Fire Officer) View
Steven Smith 15/07/08 Taken as read Non- ICL person (Fire Officer) View
Stuart Murie 15/07/08 Called Non- ICL person (Group Manager Building Control and Support Services) View
John Turner 15/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL Director/employee View
Sheena O’Brien 15/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee View
Nicholas Downie 15/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
William Masterton 15/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee View
Risk Assesment 18/02/2002 View
Risk Assesment 28/06/2002 View
Tracey Downie 16/07/08 Read out
(Inquiry Junior Counsel)
ICL employee View
Campbell Downie 16/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
Campbell Downie 17/07/08 (Continuation from 16/07/08) Called ICL Director/employee View
Lorna Downie 17/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
Colin Foard 17/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
Peter Marshall 17/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
Lynda McColl 17/07/08 Called ICL employee View
George McLean 17/07/08 Taken as read Investigation and explanation of the cause of the disaster View
Jean McGoldrick 17/07/08 Taken as read Investigation and explanation of the cause of the disaster View
Andrew Stott 22/07/08 Called ICL Director/employee View
Francis Mellor 22/07/08 Taken as read Investigation and explanation of the cause of the disaster View
Stuart Hawksworth 22/07/08 Called Investigation and explanation of the cause of the disaster View