To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2018 to Question 170815 on Voluntary Work: Young People, how many of the NCS participants eligible for Free School Meals completed the programme in (a) the UK and (b) London in each of the last five years.
England* Eligible for Free School Meals
London Eligible for Free School Meals
* Participation/completion data is not disaggregated for Northern Ireland; Wales ran an NCS pilot in 2014, but decided not to roll-out across the country; Scotland decided not to implement an NCS programme.
** The final participation and completion figures for the National Citizen Service programme in 2018 are undergoing compliance checks and will be published on gov.uk by Autumn 2019.