New Businesses

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 12th July 2011.

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Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon Deputy Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many new businesses have started up in (a) Sevenoaks, (b) West Kent and (c) Kent since 6 September 2010.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated July 2011

As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many new businesses have started up in (a) Sevenoaks, (b) West Kent and (c) Kent since 6 September 2010.

Annual statistics on the number of enterprise births are available from the ONS release on Business Demography at

www.statistics.gov.uk

However, statistics for 2010 will not be available until December 2011.

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