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New Enterprise Allowance: Stafford

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th June 2016.

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Photo of Jeremy Lefroy Jeremy Lefroy Conservative, Stafford

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Stafford constituency are in receipt of the New Enterprise Allowance.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

The following table gives the number of mentor and business starts in Stafford for New Enterprise Allowance from April 2011 to December 2015. These figures are taken from the latest Official Statistics which can be found at:

New Enterprise Allowance: Mentor starts (1)

New Enterprise Allowance: Business starts (2)





1) Figures show the number of starts where people have begun working with a business mentor.

2) Figures show the number of mentor starts that have progressed to set up their own business.

3) Values are rounded to the nearest 10.

4) Some claimants on Universal Credit (UC) are not captured in the data, there may be a small undercount of starts in areas where UC has been introduced.

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