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Asylum: Interpreters

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 9 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many interpreters her Department employs for assistance with asylum claims. (241020)

[holding answer 8 December 2008]: The United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) has a panel of freelance interpreters to assist with asylum claims. As at 4 December 2008, the number of interpreters registered with the UKBA Panel was 2,378.