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FOI 4970 Translation and Interpreting

The following questions refer to any translation from another language into English, or from English into another language.

 For the last four financial years, please provide the following details:

1. How much your trust has spent on translation/interpreter services?

Amount spent on external interpreting service:

     2012/2013 – £ 79,784

2013/2014 – £ 296,208

2014/2015 – £ 325,178

2015/2016 – £ 375,198

2. How much your trust has been spent on the employment of  translators/interpreters?

£ 63,178 spent on Trust- employed interpreters/ translators for each of the last four financial years.

3. How much your trust has spent on employing advocates for non-English speakers?

Nil, we do not employ advocates for non-English speakers

4.  Which languages did your interpreters/translators work from or to?

a)  Please list each language

Albanian Farsi (Persian) Korean Portuguese Tamil
 Amharic French Kurdish Sorani Pothwari Telugu
 Arabic Fula Latvian Punjabi Thai
 Armenian German Lingala Pushtu Tigrinian
 Badhini Greek Lithuanian Romanian Turkish
Bangla / Bengali Gujarati Malay Russian Ukrainian
British Sign Language Hakka Malayalam Sinhalese Urdu
Bulgarian Hindi Mandarin Chinese Slovak Vietnamese
Cantonese Chinese Hungarian Mandinka Slovenian Wolof
Croatian Igbo Mirpuri Somali Yoruba
Czech Indonesian Nepalese Spanish  
Dari Italian Oromo Swahili  
Dutch Japanese Polish Sylheti  


b) Please list how many times the interpreters/translators worked for you in each language.

The table below shows Trust-employed interpreters language activity data:

  Languages 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
Bengali 35 30 27 63
Sylheti 634 558 675 975
Mirpuri 2468 2582 2472 2049
Punjabi 296 293 249 344
Pothwari 223 199 249 344
Urdu 499 435 263 496


We do not hold this information for the External supplier interpreter’s activity data




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