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Language Services corporate contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to implement a corporate contract for language services (including translation, interpreting and British Sign Language).



  1. Approved the establishment of central Translation and Interpreting Service contract for 5 years at a cost of up to £1.5m.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director: Resources in consultation with Cabinet Member Deputy Mayor – Finance, Governance and Performance to take all steps required for the implementation of the service, in line with the procurement routes and maximum budget enveloped outlined in this report.


Report author: Rizwan Tariq

Publication date: 05/10/2021

Date of decision: 05/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 05/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/10/2021

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