Dear Greater Manchester Police,

I refer to your reply to my request last year, FOI Request Reference: 002254/16 where the answers given cover the period up to 31st October 2017.

I am therefore making a new request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 with the same 3 questions:

1. Which arrangements does the police force use to book translators and interpreters?

2. When do the current arrangements/contract for booking translators and interpreters come to an end/expire?

3. Please provide details of any procurement exercise aimed to shape the future strategy of the force in relation to translation and interpreting.

Yours faithfully,

Maureen Panday

Greater Manchester Police

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Dear Maureen,

Further to your recent FOI request dated 12/11/2017, please refer to the attached document.

Kind regards

Steve Broadbent
ICRMU Bolton

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