Kickstart Scheme: Scotland

(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 and what proportion of the 188,000 jobs made available under the Kickstart Scheme as of July 2021 were based in Scotland.


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

Of the 155,000 jobs that had been made available as of 21 July, 11,200 had been made available in Scotland representing approximately 7% of the total jobs made available across Great Britain at the time.

By 8 September, 188,000 jobs had been made available overall with 13,800 jobs made available in Scotland, representing approximately 7% of the total job made available across Great Britain.

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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2. Oral Answers to Questions
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1: with children have had their benefit capped. The proportion capped remains low by comparison with the overall - Speech Link
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3. Oral Answers to Questions
08/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: that kickstart applicants bid to deliver a minimum of 30 jobs on the accessibility of that scheme to a - Speech Link
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4. Oral Answers to Questions
28/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: people. Our ambition is to help parents return to work as quickly as possible, as there is clear evidence - Speech Link
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