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Healthy Start Scheme

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 181081, tabled on 14 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of how much the Government has spent on external consultants in connection with the development of a digital card scheme to replace paper Healthy Start Vouchers.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

27 April 2021

The Department spent £1,909,149 (excluding VAT) on external consultants in developing a digital card scheme to replace paper Healthy Start Vouchers.

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