Armed Forces: Health Services
Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the original (a) budget and (b) timescale was for the Army Recovery Capability project; and what project performance evaluation his Department has undertaken of the project.
Andrew Robathan (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans), Defence; South Leicestershire, Conservative)
The original estimated time scale for full operating capability was
Project performance of the ARC is monitored through a number of governance structures reporting up to the Defence Recovery Steering Group, which includes key stakeholders from across Defence and Charitable Partner Organisations. The steering group considers all aspects of the project development as well as current operations within the recovery pathway. A formal post-project evaluation will be completed in summer 2013, three months after achievement of full operating capability.