asked Her Majesty's Government:
With reference to the Gangmasters (Licensing Conditions) (No. 2) (Amendment) Rules 2008 (SI 2008/638), what is the estimate for 2008—09 of the numbers of annual fees that will be charged in each fee band; what was the actual figure for 2006—07; and what is the latest prediction for 2007—08.
The information requested is set out in the table below.
|Number of licences issued by turnover band 2006-07 — 2008-09|
|A||£10 million or more||12||12||11|
|B||£5 million to < £10 million||18||16||17|
|C||£1 million to < £5 million||191||173||239|
|D||< £1 million||837||1000||1108|
|* Numbers for 2007-08 and 2008-09 are estimates as at 28 February 2008|