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Courts: Interpreters: Written question - 120471

UK Parliament   /   HMCTS Interpreting Reports   /   27 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate has he made of the number of unfilled cases since the contract to provide interpreters to all courts was contracted out; and if he will make a statement?

Call for Syrian refugees' interpreters to get psychological support

Guardian   /   News   /   26 December 2017

Interpreters for Syrian refugees in Scotland should be given psychological support as a “priority” due to the stress the work causes, according to a study. 

Google Pixel Buds language translation tested

BBC Technology   /   News   /   22 November 2017

BBC journalist tests Google's new Pixel Buds headphones which can translate speech. 

Hospital spends £296,815 a year on translators

Express and Star   /   News   /   18 November 2017

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust spend £296,815 on translation services in 2016/17, compared to sums between £153,000 and £157,000 in the three previous years. "It is not appropriate for our clinical staff, or patients’ relatives to translate information to or from patients", a trust spokeswoman said.

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