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New Businesses: Hemsworth

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many businesses have started up in Hemsworth since 1997. (316619)

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated February 2010:

As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning how many businesses have started up in Hemsworth since 1997. [316619]

Annual statistics on business births, deaths and survival are available for 2002 onwards from the ONS release on Business Demography at:

www.statistics.gov.uk

The following table contains the latest statistics available on business births for Hemsworth.

Enterprise births for Hemsworth 2002-2008

Total

2002

205

2003

215

2004

245

2005

250

2006

225

2007

245

2008

215