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
Annual statistics on the number of enterprise births are available from the ONS release on Business Demography at
However, statistics for 2010 will not be available until December 2011.