Kickstart Scheme

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th May 2021.

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Photo of Alison McGovern Alison McGovern Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of extending the Kickstart scheme beyond December 2021.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Our focus is on delivering Kickstart jobs for young people as soon as we can. Eligible young people will be able to start new Kickstart jobs until December 2021, meaning the final cohort of six-month jobs will end in Summer 2022. There are currently no plans to extend the Kickstart Scheme.

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