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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Yorkshire and the Humber remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to support small businesses in (a) Yorkshire and the Humber and (b) Haltemprice and Howden constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Haltemprice and Howden more like this
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Mr David Davis more like this
star this property uin 275117 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting all entrepreneurs to start and grow a business. Through our ambitious Industrial Strategy, we want to make the UK the best place to start and grow a business, to create jobs and spread prosperity.</p><p>In addition to accessing national support available such as the Business Support Helpline (0300 456 3565) and advice given on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a>, small and medium sized enterprises in Yorkshire and the Humber can access business advice through their local Growth Hubs. Led and governed by Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), Growth Hubs provide a free, impartial, ‘single point of contact’ to help businesses in the area identify and access the right support for them at the right time no matter their size or sector. The LEPs which cover Yorkshire and the Humber have self-reported that in FY2017-2018 their Growth Hubs supported over 12,000 businesses and helped over 900 individuals start a business.</p><p>The Humber LEP area is being supported with up to £83.4m of investment through the Regional Growth Fund, which includes £30m awarded to the Humber LEP for a business support programme. The Growing Places Fund is supporting business growth investment across the Humber with funding worth £8.8m. The Humber LEP’s ‘Growing the Humber’ business investment programme has supported the creation of over 2,800 jobs to date.</p><p>The Government-backed British Business Bank’s Start-Up Loans programme provides loans to entrepreneurs seeking to start and grow their own businesses. Since 2012, 5,482 loans have been issued in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, totalling over £45m, and with an average loan amount of £8,249. In the Haltemprice and Howden constituency, 103 loans have been issued, totalling £926,277 (as at end-June 2019).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T16:40:47.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T16:40:47.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Davis more like this
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star this property date less than 2020-01-09more like thismore than 2020-01-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Yorkshire and the Humber remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to support small businesses in (a) Haltemprice and Howden constituency and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Haltemprice and Howden more like this
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Mr David Davis more like this
star this property uin 1684 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting all entrepreneurs to start and grow a business, to create jobs and spread prosperity.</p><p> </p><p>In the North Yorkshire and Humber regions businesses can access support through www.gov.uk, the Business Support Helpline (0300 456 3565) and their local Growth Hubs (York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Growth Hub and Humber Growth Hub). These are led and governed by the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding and the Humber Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Growth Hubs provide a free, impartial, ‘single point of contact’ to help businesses in these areas identify and access the right support for them at the right time no matter their size or sector. In 2018-2019 the two Growth Hubs supported 14,939 businesses and helped 81 new businesses to start up.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, within the Humber LEP area, the ‘Growing the Humber’ business investment programme has supported the creation of over 2,800 jobs to date. This signposts anyone interested to a range of business support information, as well as to organisations that provide a wide variety of services, including funding, support, advice, mentoring and business services who can help business start-up, survive and thrive.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for International Trade in Yorkshire and the Humber works with a network of International Trade Advisers and partners across the region to enable local businesses to showcase their products and services overseas, with their Northern Powerhouse team running bespoke Trade missions. Since April 2016, there have been 68 Northern Powerhouse missions to 19 countries, supporting 1,252 companies. As we leave the EU, they will be working to deepen our trading ties with overseas markets to maximise export opportunities for small businesses.</p><p> </p><p>The British Business Bank (BBB) with a consortia of LEPs manages the £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), which celebrated the milestone of having invested £100m in 385 Northern-based SMEs. This support addresses the disparity in availability of regional finance was further bolstered last autumn, with a £100m Business Angel investment programme was launched to support clusters of business angels outside London.</p><p> </p><p>The BBB has also established a UK-wide Network of regional managers working with business support partners, delivering advice tailored to local needs.</p><p>The Government-backed British Business Bank’s Start-Up Loans programme provides loans to entrepreneurs seeking to start and grow their own businesses. Since 2012, 5,875 loans have been issued in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, totalling over £49m, and with an average loan amount of £8,459. In the Haltemprice and Howden constituency, 108 loans have been issued, totalling over £974,000 (as at end-December 2019).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2020-01-16T17:18:32.04Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-16T17:18:32.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Davis more like this
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star this property date less than 2020-01-16more like thismore than 2020-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Yorkshire and the Humber remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what financial support her Department has provided to small and medium-sized enterprises in (a) the City of York local authority and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber in each year since 2010-11. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-23more like thismore than 2020-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The below table lists the number of start-ups according to ONS Business Demography UK data (the most recent of which is for 2018). Please note, this data refers to the number of VAT/PAYE registrations, and is available at the following links:</p><p><a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ons.gov.uk%2Ffile%3Furi%3D%2Fbusinessindustryandtrade%2Fbusiness%2Factivitysizeandlocation%2Fdatasets%2Fbusinessdemographyreferencetable%2Fcurrent%2Fprevious%2Fv2%2Fbusinessdemographyexceltables2015.xls&amp;data=02%7C01%7CMarc.Mueller%40beis.gov.uk%7Cd59b0cd6d6b74592f43908d79db40f56%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C637151268980566771&amp;sdata=qJUAmiOcwC76m1hG%2B%2F%2FM676VE1X5W2alJmLvQD2bhqA%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/file?uri=/businessindustryandtrade/business/activitysizeandlocation/datasets/businessdemographyreferencetable/current/previous/v2/businessdemographyexceltables2015.xls</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ons.gov.uk%2Fbusinessindustryandtrade%2Fbusiness%2Factivitysizeandlocation%2Fdatasets%2Fbusinessdemographyreferencetable&amp;data=02%7C01%7CMarc.Mueller%40beis.gov.uk%7Cd59b0cd6d6b74592f43908d79db40f56%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C637151268980566771&amp;sdata=0UidJKvOUt1hFwOa4rP05Kw%2F9qrDYubGg0ogM6gOIA8%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/businessindustryandtrade/business/activitysizeandlocation/datasets/businessdemographyreferencetable</a></p><p> </p><p><strong>Number of start-ups</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>York UA</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Yorkshire and the Humber</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>England</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p>665</p></td><td><p>16,630</p></td><td><p>207,520</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p>655</p></td><td><p>17,235</p></td><td><p>232,460</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p>720</p></td><td><p>17,990</p></td><td><p>239,975</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p>945</p></td><td><p>23,120</p></td><td><p>308,565</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p>880</p></td><td><p>23,465</p></td><td><p>312,920</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p>830</p></td><td><p>25,140</p></td><td><p>344,065</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p>870</p></td><td><p>26,775</p></td><td><p>373,580</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p>775</p></td><td><p>22,600</p></td><td><p>339,345</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td><td><p>850</p></td><td><p>23,405</p></td><td><p>340,045</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br>We want to make the UK the best place to work and grow a business. The Government-owned British Business Bank’s programmes are supporting more than £7.0bn of finance to over 91,000 SMEs, the majority outside London and the South East. The BBB in collaboration with ten Local Enterprise Partnerships, combined authorities and growth hubs manages the £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). By September 2019, NPIF had invested £135m in over 500 ambitious SMEs across the Northern Powerhouse region, in deals that have attracted an additional £123m of investment from the private sector. This support seeks to address the disparity in the availability of finance across the UK and was further bolstered last autumn, with the launch of the £100m Business Angel investment programme designed to support clusters of business angels outside London. The BBB also established a UK-wide network of relationship managers to help tackle regional imbalances in access to finance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of loans made by the BBB’s Start Up Loans programme in York local authority and Yorkshire &amp; Humber is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Start-Up Loans:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>FY</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>York LA</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Yorkshire &amp; Humber</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>3 loans - £22,000</p></td><td><p>160 loans - over £726,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>26 loans - £139,000</p></td><td><p>1,083 loans - over £5.5m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>24 loans – over £167,000</p></td><td><p>965 loans – over £5.1m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>26 loans – over £215,000</p></td><td><p>765 loans - over £5.8m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>25 loans - £244,000</p></td><td><p>762 loans – over £8m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>32 loans – over £448,000</p></td><td><p>774 loans – over £10.2m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>26 loans – over £264,000</p></td><td><p>783 loans – over £7.8m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019- 31 December 2019)</p></td><td><p>17 loans – over £154,000</p></td><td><p>583 loans – over £6.3m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The local York, North Yorkshire and East Riding and Leeds City Region Growth Hubs provide a free, impartial, ‘single point of contact’ to help businesses in these areas identify and access the right support for them at the right time no matter their size or sector.</p><p> </p><p>SMEs across Yorkshire and Humber are also benefiting from over £1.3 billion investment over the years 2015-2021 through Yorkshire and Humber LEP Growth Deals. This includes over £145m through the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP Growth Deal and £695m through the Leeds City Region LEP Growth Deal.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 4407 more like this
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less than 2020-01-23T15:36:10.24Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-23T15:36:10.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this