UK’s court interpreters fear cost-cutting is threatening fair trials

Financial Times   /   News   /   05 November 2019

Outsourcing has lowered the standard of language services available, professionals claim

thebigword:Written question - HL20

UK Parliament   /   News   /   22 October 2019

Asked by Baroness Coussins

Asked on: 14 October 2019

Ministry of Justice



To ask Her Majesty's Government when the contract with thebigword to provide interpreting and translation services in the criminal justice system will be reviewed.

Roma victims of crime in Glasgow 'struggle to gain justice'

Evening Times   /   News   /   15 October 2019

MORE must be done to help Glasgow's Roma community access justice, a leading prosecutor has said.

Police interpreter was in pay of Vietnamese drugs gang

The Sunday Times   /   News   /   22 September 2019

Police have issued an alert after an interpreter who worked in the justice system for 16 years was found to be in the pay of a drugs gang.

Kim Tran, 49, was exposed as she helped detectives after the arrest of a Vietnamese gang last year.

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