To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how her Department will collect data on disability as part of its evaluation of the effectiveness of the Kickstart scheme.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
28 May 2021
The Department of Work and Pensions will track the success of Kickstart amongst young people on the scheme who have a disability or health condition and will aim to do this as part of the evaluation. We plan to do this using a combination of evidence sources including management information (Universal Credit claimants are asked if they have an illness, disability or health condition and we can link to other datasets to see if they are on any kind of disability benefits) and survey data