Kickstart Scheme

(asked on 14th September 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Kickstart Scheme jobs have been (a) approved and (b) started in each region across the UK from 14 July 2021 to the date.


Answered by
Mims Davies Portrait
Mims Davies
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 22nd September 2021

Please refer to the table below for a regional breakdown of the number of Kickstart vacancies and starts since 14 July 2021 until 8 September 2021*.

*Vacancies have been rounded to the nearest 100 and Starts to nearest 10

Region

Jobs Approved since 14.7.21*

Job Starts since 14.7.21*

East Midlands

1,870

1,390

East of England

2,900

1,570

London

8,500

4,780

North East

1,600

960

North West

4,100

2,900

Scotland

2,800

2,030

South East

4,000

2,380

South West

2,600

1,480

Wales

1,900

940

West Midlands

2,800

2,010

Yorkshire and The Humber

2,900

1,770

Although care is taken when processing and analysing Kickstart applications, referrals and starts, the data collected might be subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale recording system, which has been developed quickly. The management information presented here has not been subjected to the usual standard of quality assurance associated with official statistics, but is provided in the interests of transparency. Work is ongoing to improve the quality of information available for the programme.

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