Interpreters from a private company have been working in courts in England and Wales without the required criminal record checks, the BBC has been told.
The checks are “non-existent”, one interpreter said.
A private company took over the £300m contract earlier this year but has faced criticism from judges, politicians and lawyers.
The private company says if it finds interpreters who do not have the right documentation, it will remove them from the register. More.
Article published today on the BBC site, quite surprising.