To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) what are the responsibilities of his Department's translation unit with regard to simultaneous translation at meetings;
(2) what provision exists within the Welsh Office for simultaneous translation at meetings involving outside bodies.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
[holding answer 23 January 1990]: The main conference room in the Welsh Office has simultaneous translation facilities. The Welsh Office translation unit can arrange for interpreters to be available as needed.