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New Businesses

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 13933, tabled on 28 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of how many small businesses have been started in (a) Bristol, (b) London and (c) England in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

11 November 2015

There is no single data source that comprehensively measures all business start-ups within the UK.

However, ONS publishes statistics showing the number of businesses newly registered for VAT or PAYE.

These figures are available from the ONS Business Demography releases.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills