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New Businesses: Feltham

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many businesses have started up in Feltham and Heston constituency since 1997. (316696)

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

Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated 9 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 Feltham and Heston constituency since 1997. [316696]

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 table below contains the latest statistics available on business births for Feltham and Heston.

Enterprise births for Feltham and Heston 2002 to 2008

Total

2002

356

2003

421

2004

431

2005

496

2006

436

2007

411

2008

455