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Bankruptcy: Self-Employed

Volume 486: debated on Wednesday 14 January 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many bankruptcy orders for self-employed individuals he estimates have occurred in 2008-09. (246171)

For 2008-09 the latest available number of self-employed individuals going bankrupt is for the period April to June 2008. In this period there were 1,828 self-employed bankrupts.

Self-employed figures for this period and earlier years can also be found on the internet here:

http://www.insolvency.gov.uk/otherinformation//statistics/200811/table2a.htm