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Veterans: Employment

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 11th February 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much Government funding was received by Right Management Limited for work carried out as part of the Career Transition Partnership programme for veterans in each of the last three years; and how many (a) veterans were assisted and (b) jobs were secured for veterans as a result of assistance by that company in each of those years.

Photo of Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

Government funding paid to Right Management Limited, the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) contractor, for activities undertaken to assist Service leavers into employment in the last three Financial Years (FY) is as follows:

FY 2016-17: £10,118,080.99

FY 2017-18: £9,541,718.36

FY 2018-19: £9,453,024.23

Defence Statistics publish an annual Official Statistics report covering the employment outcomes of those Service leavers who accessed CTP employment support. Those statistics, including for FY 2016-17 and 2017-18, can be found at the following website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/career-transition-partnership-ex-service-personnel-employment-outcomes-statistics-index.

Statistics for FY 2018-19 will be published on 27 February 2020 at the same address.

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