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Times: Shortage of interpreters ‘delays trials’

The Times   /   News   /   08 December 2023

A lack of court interpreters is delaying court hearings and risks miscarriages of justice, The Times has been told — with predictions that the problem is likely to get worse.

Cost of translators and interpreters in the justice system.

Daily Express   /   News   /   21 October 2023

Figures from the Ministry of Justice give an insight into the cost of translators and interpreters in the justice system.

Ministry of Justice spent £21.3 million on interpreters last year

Daily Mail   /   News   /   17 October 2022

Ministry of Justice (MoJ) spent £21.3 million on translators in the last year alone.
The interpreters are used for suspected criminals, victims and crime witnesses. 
A record £1.2 m was spent on providing bilingual staff on Albanian suspects.

Calls for interpreters to become legal requirement for NHS providers

Eastern Daily Press   /   News   /   27 March 2022

Health watchdogs are calling for interpreters to be made a legal requirement for all healthcare settings after a survey exposed worrying gaps in the service.


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