New Businesses: Yorkshire and the Humber

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 19th January 2021.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Labour, Barnsley Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many start-up businesses in their first year of trading have (a) liquidated and (b) dissolved in the 2019-20 financial year in (a) Barnsley Central constituency, (b) the Sheffield City Region and (c) Yorkshire and the Humber.

Photo of Paul Scully Paul Scully Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (London)

Companies House is responsible for registering companies. Companies House’s data does not extend to unregistered businesses and is therefore unable to identify start-up businesses. It is also unable to identify if a company is in the first year of trading.

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