Courts: Interpreters

House of Lords   /   News   /   09 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 18 May (HL Deb, col 558) that interpreters "will be removed from the register if they fail to reach the required standard", what are the detailed components of "the required standard".

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton's assault trial abandoned as evidence 'lost in translation'

ITV News   /   News   /   09 June 2021

The trial of Bristol Rovers manager Joey Barton has been adjourned and the jury discharged because of communication difficulties.

Courts and Tribunals: Interpreters

UK Parliament   /   News   /   26 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what safeguards his Department has put in place to ensure that interpreters used in court and tribunal hearings are qualified to undertake the role.

CPS to write to defence teams linked to unqualified court interpreter

Law Society Gazette   /   News   /   22 February 2021

The Crown Prosecution Service will write to defence teams in cases linked to an unqualified court interpreter so they can consider whether to take further action, the Gazette has learned.

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