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Business: Ownership

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 17th June 2016.

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Photo of Baroness Burt of Solihull Baroness Burt of Solihull Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan regularly to collect gender-disaggregated business ownership data.

Photo of Baroness Neville-Rolfe Baroness Neville-Rolfe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills regularly collects gender-disaggregated business ownership data on the annual Longitudinal Small Business Survey. This reports on whether small and medium-sized businesses are more than 50% owned by women.

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