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Big increase in Derbyshire police spending on English translators

DerbyshireLive   /   News   /   15 May 2019

Derbyshire police spent an extra £100,000 on foreign language translators in 2018 than in previous years.

Court 'must ensure non English-speaking prisoners aware of rights'

BBC News   /   News   /   08 May 2019

Aberdeen Sheriff Court must ensure prisoners who do not speak English are aware of their rights, an inspection report has said.

Translation and Communication in Training: Focus on police interviews

UEA   /   News   /   14 April 2019

20th June 2019 from 10.00 to 18.00 hours at University of East Anglia
Contact for registration and further information: Dr Vera Sinha:
Registration ends: 20th of May 2019

There isn’t good data on how much the NHS spends on translators

Full Fact   /   Analysis and Comment   /   14 April 2019

A 2012 report based on FOIs found that NHS trusts (that responded) spent £23.3m on translation services in 2010/11. We don’t have recent or complete figures for how much the NHS has spent on translators because no one collects that information. We can’t find a reliable source for the 128 languages figure.

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