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Criminal Proceedings: Translation Services

Justice written question – answered on 29th February 2012.

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Photo of John Leech John Leech Liberal Democrat, Manchester, Withington

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.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation)

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.

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Katarzyna Kaszyca
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 12:40 pm (Report this annotation)

Under the Framework Agreement, Applied Language Solutions is obliged to submit regular management reports to MoJ (Monitoring Schedule, section J2 of the Framework Agreement) - page 98 http://bit.ly/zJCmZA

Section J3 states: "The Administrator may request data and reports on an ad hoc basis to assist with Parliamentary Questions (PQs)."
Has the Minister requested ALS to provide the information that John Leech has asked for?