29 Feb 2012
Criminal Proceedings: Translation Services
John Leech (Manchester, Withington, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many interpreters on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters have worked for his Department under its framework agreement with Applied Language Solutions since August 2011.
Crispin Blunt (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Prisons and Probation), Justice; Reigate, Conservative)
The Ministry of Justice began using services under its contract with Applied Language Services in December 2011. The information requested is not held by the Ministry of Justice. Interpreters provided under this contract must have appropriate qualifications.