FOI Request for Interpreting and Translation Services Spending

Seyar Seyar made this Freedom of Information request to Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses

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Dear Commisioner for Victims and Witnesses,

Under FOI legislation, could you please provide me with financial
information relating to the following services:

• costs of face to face interpreting services
• costs of telephone interpreting services
• costs of written translation services

I would appreciate it if you could provide us with the above
information for the last 2 financial years, the current year and
budget for next year?

I would also appreciate if you could please provide me with the following information:

1. The annual cost for each of the services
2. Whether interpreting hourly fee is inclusive of travel or plus costs?
3. How much is the cost per hour?
4. Breakdown of the top 30 most popular languages used over these periods
5. Details of your current provider(s) (company name, date contract
was awarded)
6. Spend per language service provider (LSP)
7. When are your current language service contracts with your LSPs
due to end?

8. Where do you advertise your face to face interpreting and translation contracts?
9. Name, addresses and contact point(s) for your Procurement
Department responsible for awarding Interpreting and Translation
contracts.

If you do not hold this information, please feel free to forward
this FOI request on to the relevant body.

Yours sincerely,

Seyar Seyar

Yours faithfully,

Seyar Seyar

Victims Commission,

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