Insolvency: Bexley

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

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Photo of David Evennett David Evennett Conservative, Bexleyheath and Crayford

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses registered in Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency failed in the last year for which figures are available.

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

I have been asked to reply on behalf of the 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 2012

As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning how many businesses registered in Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency failed in the last year for which figures are available.

Annual statistics on the number of enterprise deaths are available from 2002 onwards in the ONS release on Business Demography at:

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/bus-register/business-demography/2010/index.html

The following table contains the latest statistics, which show the number of enterprise deaths in the constituency of Bexleyheath and Crayford for 2010.

Count of enterprises deaths in the constituency of Bexleyheath and Crayford for 2010
  Number
Bexleyheath and Crayford 380
Note: The above count has been rounded to the nearest 5.

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