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Insolvency

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 14th December 2011.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of (a) bankruptcy restriction orders and undertakings and (b) disqualification orders and undertakings obtained by the Insolvency Service in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

In respect of director disqualifications, the Insolvency Service plan range for 2011/12 is 1,250 to 1,350, which is broadly in line with previous years.

In respect of bankruptcy and debt relief restrictions, the plan range for 2011/12 is 700 to 1,000, reflecting the significant fall in new bankruptcy case numbers.

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