Ministry of Justice: Interpreters
26th June 2015
Kate Green Labour, Stretford and Urmston
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether his Department's second generation contract for the supply of language services will require interpreters to be registered with the National Registers of Communications Professionals Working with Deaf and Deafblind People or the National Register of Public Service Interpreters.
Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
This Government is committed to providing language service professionals who meet the needs of those requiring support in the justice system, including those working with deaf and deafblind people.
Future provision of the service is currently being explored.