FOI Release: Organisational spend on translation, interpretation, and language services

Published: 07 February 2024
Freedom of information class: What we spend and how

Information request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

FOI reference: CW-2023-588
Date received: 27 December 2023
Date responded: 23 January  2024

Information requested:

Please provide me with the following information for the financial years 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23.

All expenditure made by your organisation, in every facet of its operations and purview, on translation, interpretation, and language services.

Please provide the aggregated total spent by your organisation and then, if possible, please provide this broken down by particular function for which the service was carried out.


The information you have requested is provided in the table below:

Financial year

Total Amount Spent on Translation, Interpretation, and Language Services

A single transaction of £70 in the 2020/21 financial year was made to provide the service of a British Sign Language translator for an on-site meeting.

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