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Company Formations (Wales)

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many company formations have been registered in Wales during the last year; what were the corresponding figures for each of the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement.

Since 5th April 1976, all companies incorporated in England and Wales have been registered in Cardiff, following the transfer of companies registration office. Before that date, they were registered in London. In 1977 there were 52,872 registrations. No records are maintained of the number of companies whose registered offices are in Wales.