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Roma children need translators to help spell out exploitation risk

The Times   /   News   /   02 May 2018

Interpreters may be drafted into schools in Scotland, to warn children about the dangers of sexual exploitation.

Sri Lankan wins lawsuit against NHS as midwives fail to explain why she needed to feed her son due to language barrier

Daily Telegraph   /   News   /   13 April 2018

Judge rules midwives failed to hire an interpreter to tell mother to feed her baby and the eight-year-old is now in line for multi-million-pound NHS compensation because midwives were negligent in failing to tackle the language barrier.

Home Office interpreters reluctant to travel to Northern Ireland

BBC News   /   News   /   20 March 2018

Home Office interpreters are "reluctant to travel to Northern Ireland", leading to delays in a human trafficking investigation, a court has heard. The Home Office will only use its own approved Vietnamese interpreters, a Northern Ireland court was told.

Fees charged by police forces for interpreters revealed

Huddersfield Daily Examiner   /   News   /   04 January 2018

Here's how much West Yorkshire Police will spend on interpreters


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