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Healthy Start Scheme: Migrants

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 46926, tabled on 10 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many families with no recourse to public funds his Department is supporting through the Healthy Start scheme as a result of the extension of eligibility for that scheme announced on 30 June 2021.

Answered on

16 September 2021

Since 30 June 2021, the Department has sent out 228 application forms and associated documents to families, or their representatives, who may have no recourse to public funds based on the initial information shared. There are currently no families with no recourse to public funds in receipt of Healthy Start benefits.