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Small Businesses: Scotland

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Douglas Chapman Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party, Dunfermline and West Fife

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to promote entrepreneurship in disadvantaged communities in Scotland.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

New Enterprise Allowance is available nationally and has so far supported over 8,600 business startups in Scotland. Support for disadvantaged communities in Scotland is a devolved responsibility.

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