2016 Report details for project: Army Reserve Development Programme

Project name: Army Reserve Development Programme - there are 2 reports for this project: 2016, 2017
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2016 (data is from Sept 2015)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The utilisation of Reservist Units by the Army as part of efficiencies in the Armed Forces laid out in the White Paper 'Reserves in the Future Force; Valuable and Valued'.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The programme is well established and progressing the delivery of capability to meet the Army's transformation requirements. Now the SDSR and the first phase of the stocktake (recommended by the External Scrutiny Team) is complete, attention is focussed on implementing the next stage. This includes realising benefits, embedding new the initiatives and creating the conditions for continuing development of Reserves beyond the end of the programme.
Start date: 2014-12-01
End date: 2017-01-01
Schedule text: The programme is making good progress towards Trained Strength targets and as at March 2016 is 2690 ahead of the April 2016 target. Whilst significant improvements to new entrant inflow have been made it remains a significant challenge to achieve the April 2019 target.
Baseline: £168.84m
Forecast: £162.61m
Variance: None%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%.
Whole Life Cost: £1,998.39m
WLCost text: The cost of the current budgeted Whole Life Cost of the programme remains affordable at this stage. These require careful management and regular scrutiny to ensure continued affordability. The Whole Life Cost of the programme will continue to be reviewed in line with the Annual Budget Cycle process and reported upon accordingly.
Notes1: Budget variance less than 5%.
Sourcefile: IPA_2016.csv

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