Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 21st September 2015
Baroness Coussins Crossbench
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what the timetable and process will be for reviewing, publishing and awarding the contract for the provision of court interpreters, when the current contract expires at the end of 2016.
Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
Provision of interpretation and translation services across courts and tribunals is being explored in preparation for the end of the current contracts in October 2016. A competition to retender the contract is expected to be launched in due course.