New Businesses: Females

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many and what proportion of start up loans were given to women in each fiscal year since the Start Up Loans company was established.

Photo of Margot James Margot James Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The table below shows how many and proportion of start up loans given to women.

Fiscal Year

Start up Loans

Percentage

FY 2012/13

673

37%

FY2013/14

4684

37%

FY2014/15

5181

38%

FY2015/16

3724

41%

FY2016/17(YTD 31st January 2017)

3146

40%

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