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Business: Government Assistance

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many loans have been granted under the Small Business Loan Guarantee Scheme to small and medium-sized businesses in Birmingham, Sparkbrook & Small Heath constituency since the establishment of the Scheme. (291445)

I have been asked to reply.

The Small Business Loan Guarantee Scheme announced in November 2008 was launched as the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) in January 2009.

Within the constituency of Birmingham, Sparkbrook & Small Heath, as of 16 September 2009, eight businesses have been offered loans totalling £833,265.