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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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
star this property hansard heading New Businesses more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many start-up businesses have been created in (a) Medway, (b) Kent and (c) England since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham remove filter
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Rehman Chishti more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>When looking at business start-ups we look at business births, this is because there is no direct measure of the number of business start-ups in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Business Demography Publication by the Office for National Statistics details the number of business births in the UK with data available from 2012.</p><p> </p><p>Business births are defined as businesses newly registered for at least one of VAT and PAYE.</p><p> </p><p>The following table gives the number of business births in Medway, Kent and England from 2012 to 2017:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Birth count of new businesses</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>Total period:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>a) </strong><strong>Medway</strong></p></td><td><p>940</p></td><td><p>1,215</p></td><td><p>1,230</p></td><td><p>1,370</p></td><td><p>1,470</p></td><td><p>1,305</p></td><td><p><strong>7,530</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>b) </strong><strong>Kent County</strong></p></td><td><p>6,325</p></td><td><p>7,745</p></td><td><p>7,680</p></td><td><p>8,335</p></td><td><p>8,730</p></td><td><p>7,895</p></td><td><p><strong>46,710</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>c) </strong><strong>England </strong></p></td><td><p>239,660</p></td><td><p>308,565</p></td><td><p>312,920</p></td><td><p>344,065</p></td><td><p>373,580</p></td><td><p>339,345</p></td><td><p><strong>1,918,135</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:29:13.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:29:13.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this