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Kickstart Scheme

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 150795, tabled on 8 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what requests the Government has made to (a) local authorities and (b) combined authorities for data on the uptake of the Kickstart scheme.

Answered on

11 February 2021

As of 04/02/2021 there were over 120,000 approved jobs on the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme.

Data regarding the uptake of the Kickstart Scheme is collected by the DWP. Local and Combined Authorities are welcome to apply for funding through the scheme and some already have.

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