To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what service the British Business Bank offers to the manufacturing sector.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
16 October 2014
In the year to end June 2014, Business Bank programmes facilitated £76.4m of new lending and investment to businesses in the manufacturing sector.
Thirteen percent of the businesses we support through our Enterprise Finance Guarantee are in the manufacturing sector. The programme has already supported 2958 businesses in this sector.