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Teachers: Veterans

Question for Department for Education

UIN 23835, tabled on 25 January 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of her Department's budget has been spent on the Troops to Teachers scheme to date; and on what that budget was spent.

Answered on

1 February 2016

To date, £4.3m has been spent on the programme, the majority of which has been initial, one-off start-up costs. The funding has been allocated to trainee salaries in addition to programme costs to deliver the degree qualification and teacher training requirements.

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