Another missing court interpreter

Another missing court interpreter

Court cases around the country are still being delayed for want of interpreters who are supposed to be supplied by arch outsourcers Capita.

Today’s Sentinel reports on a case that was adjourned yesterday at North Staffordshire Justice Centre in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Maris Dombovskis of Longton is charged with failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis, driving without insurance and without a licence on January 19.

District Judge Jack McGarva adjourned the case until February 29 to arrange for an interpreter.

This was the second time last week that a court case at this court complex had to be adjourned for lack of an interpreter.

On Tuesday 23rd February magistrates adjourned the case of a Polish resident of Smallthorne charged with assault for 3 days to arrange for an interpreter, The Sentinel also reported.

Author: Steve Woods

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