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Locally employed interpreters inquiry


The Defence Committee hold a one off evidence session looking at the treatment of locally employed interpreters. Of particular interest is the case of Afghan interpreters formerly attached to the UK Armed Forces, which the Committee will examine in detail.

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Oral evidence transcripts

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7 February 2017
Inquiry Locally employed interpreters inquiry
Witnesses Thomas Coghlan, Middle East and North Africa, K2 Intelligence and former Times journalist, Rafi Hottak, former interpreter for British Forces in Afghanistan, Colonel (Rtd) Simon Diggins OBE, former British Defence Attaché in KabulRt Hon Mike Penning MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Jonathan Iremonger, Assistant Chief of Staff, J8 at Permanent Joint Head Quarters
Oral Evidence
Ministry of Defence (LEI0005)
Ministry of Defence (LEI0004)
Daily Mail (LEI0003)

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