To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, when she will publish the (a) results and (b) outcome of the consultation on increasing the scope and powers of the Small Business Commissioner that closed on 24 December 2020.
8 March 2023
Revision to the Small Business Commissioner’s powers, following on from the consultation in 2020, will be considered after the conclusion of the current wider payment and cash flow review, and statutory review of the Small Business Commissioner (SBC). The role of the SBC will also be explored as part of the wider review. We anticipate delivery of a conclusions document in 2023.