Courts: Interpreters

Justice written question – answered on 14th January 2014.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Shadow Minister (London), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many complaints have been received about the court interpreter contract in each month of its operation.

Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Please find following the link to the online published statistics on the use of Language Services in Courts and Tribunals. This includes data on complaints:

Statistics

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-the-use-of-language-services-in-courts-and-tribunals

The volume of complaints for court interpreters has decreased since the start of the MOJ contract.

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