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Criminal Proceedings: Interpreters

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 30th November 2016.

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Photo of Baroness Coussins Baroness Coussins Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU, there will be a continued commitment to the right of interpretation services in the criminal justice system, on the same terms as currently guaranteed under the EU Directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings.

Photo of Lord Keen of Elie Lord Keen of Elie The Advocate-General for Scotland, Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)

As the Prime Minister has said we will not be providing a running commentary on the negotiations with regards to the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

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