Teachers: Veterans:Written question - 23835

Asked by Nic Dakin

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Asked on: 25 January 2016
Department for Education
Teachers: Veterans
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much of her Department's budget has been spent on the Troops to Teachers scheme to date; and on what that budget was spent.
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 01 February 2016

To date, £4.3m has been spent on the programme, the majority of which has been initial, one-off start-up costs. The funding has been allocated to trainee salaries in addition to programme costs to deliver the degree qualification and teacher training requirements.

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