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Tuesday, 28 July 2020

"no Polish interpreter was available"

28 July 2020

[…] After the matter was passed briefly for instructions, Mr Coulter stated that he wished for the application to be passed until July 29 as no Polish interpreter was available at present. […]

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

PQ: 22nd July 2020

NHS: Interpreters
Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd July 2020.

Baroness Coussins Crossbench
To ask Her Majesty's Government who is responsible for providing personal protective equipment to public service interpreters working on a freelance basis in the NHS.

Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care
Everybody working on the front line deserves to have the equipment they need to do their job safely and the Government is working around the clock to ensure enough supply is reaching the health and social care sector.
The provision of personal protective equipment to staff is the responsibility of individual hospitals.