Court Interpreting Service Misses Target

Capita – the company running the court interpreting service in England and Wales – has missed its target in its first year of service.  Since Capita took over the contract in January 2012, it has failed to meet its aim of fulfilling 98% of interpreter requests. During the past 12 months, there were also over 6000 complaints and more than 600 court trials had to be dropped due to a lack of interpreters, according to figures released by the Ministry of Justice.

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