The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.
Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated February 2011:
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking how many new businesses have been established in each region since June 2010.
Annual statistics on the number of enterprise births are available from the ONS release on Business Demography at:
However, information is not available for periods later than 2009. The table below contains the latest statistics, which show the number of enterprise births in 2009 by Government Office Region.
|Enterprise b irths 2009 by Government office region|
|Yorkshire and The Humber||17,005|
|East of England||23,535|