Refugee Integration and Employment Service

Home Department written question – answered on 17th January 2014.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department

(1) how many refugees the Refugee Integration and Employment Service helped in (a) each year it was operational and (b) total;

(2) how much it cost to fund the Refugee Integration and Employment Service in (a) each year it was operational and (b) total.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper The Minister for Immigration

holding answer 13 January 2014

The Refugee Integration and Employment Service (RIES) operated from 1 October 2008 to 30 September 2011 when, in line with the contract terms, the service ceased. The total number of refugees assisted in each of these three operational years was:

  Number
2008-09 5,021
2009-10 4,589
2010-11 2,854

The total number of refugees helped was 12,464.

The costs for each of the four financial years in which RIES operated were:

  £
2008-09 2,742,593
2009-10 10,966,145
2010-11 9,264,978
2011-12 2,693,678

The total cost was £25,667,394.

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