Business: Shropshire

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 26th February 2018.

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Photo of Lucy Allan Lucy Allan Conservative, Telford

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the value added to the UK economy by businesses based in Shropshire.

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

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) provides annual Gross value added (GVA) estimates which provide a measure of the contribution of an area to the UK economy. Figures, published by the ONS in December 2017, estimate the GVA for the Shropshire County Council area in 2016 was £6,236 million.

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