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Business: Billing

Volume 503: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses have signed up to the Prompt Payment Code in each month since it was introduced; and if he will make a statement. (307821)

The following table is taken from data produced by the Institute of Credit Management (ICM). It shows the number of businesses that have signed up since the code was introduced and it is based on the date when the business applied to join.

A full list of all signatories is provided on the ICM website and can be viewed via the following link:

http://212.36.97.5/ppc/signatory.a4d?uid=634062674

Month

Number of business applying to join code

December 2008

2

January 2009

23

February 2009

62

March 2009

34

April 2009

14

May 2009

15

June 2009

26

July 2009

20

August 2009

17

September 2009

19

October 2009

45

November 2009

31