New Businesses: Stafford

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered at on 14 September 2017.

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Photo of Jeremy Lefroy Jeremy Lefroy Conservative, Stafford

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many new companies were started in Stafford constituency in each of the last three years.

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

The Office for National Statistics has published user requested statistics regarding the number of enterprise “births” in UK Parliamentary Constituencies. A “birth” occurs when a business appears on the Inter-Departmental Business Register, following registration for either VAT or PAYE.

The following table gives “births” in the Stafford Parliamentary Constituency for the most recent three years available.

Stafford Parliamentary Constituency

2013 - 405

2014 - 415

2015 - 380

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