Case Number 6768
Request Date 10/06/2019
Completion Date 25/07/2019


Details of the Request

The following questions refer to any interpretation from another language into English, or from English to another language as well as BSL interpretation.

For the last 3 financial years (2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19), please could you provide the following:

  1. What suppliers have the Trust been using for Interpretation Services?
  2. Could you provide the total annual spend for interpreter services in each of the past 3 financial years (2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19) to date as well as broken down by language / BSL?
  3. Which languages did the interpreters support the Trust with?
    • Please list each language in order of highest to lowest in terms of use/bookings
    • Please list how many times/bookings the interpreters worked for you in each language
  4. What is the name of the person within the Trust who is responsible for the commission of Spoken Language services?
  5. What is the name of the person with the Trust who is responsible for the commission of BSL services?


Details of the Response

The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 21 of the Act, as it is reasonably accessible to you by other means. You can find the information on the Freedom of Information webpage (FOI Request 6753) on the following link.