"CrimeLine asked its 18,000 readers to report back in relation to criminal cases involving the use of an appointed interpreter during the week 12th – 16th March 2012.
A total of 403 responses were received:
- In more than half of all cases no interpreter showed up
- In only 26% of cases did the interpreter appear as requested
- In 18% of cases the interpreter was late for the hearing"
Source: CrimeLine - http://t.co/v2aGYinZ