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Kickstart Scheme

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 150794, tabled on 8 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the number of (a) jobs created by, (b) placements started under and (c) applications made to the Kickstart scheme.

Answered on

11 February 2021

From the launch of the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme until 04/02/21, there have been:

a. Over 120,000 jobs approved;

b. Over 2,000 jobs started;

c. Over 8,000 applications made. An employer or organisation can make multiple applications to the scheme.

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