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Hi there, what you need to bear in mind is that tribunal hearings are public and open to the members of the public. The ET Rules state that the written witness statements must be available for inspection during the course of the hearing by members of the public who attend, unless certain exceptions apply, such as privacy and restricted reporting orders, national security proceedings or the tribunal decides that all or part of the statement should not be admitted in evidence. The Presidential guidance states that an extra copy of each statement, and the hearing bundle, should be prepared and made available to members of the public attending the hearing, should they wish to inspect them whilst in attendance at any of the hearings.
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