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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-18more like thismore than 2016-07-18
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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 Companies: Registration more like this
unstar this property house id 1 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, what information his Department holds on the level of address fraud in the registration of companies; and if his Department will seek to review the process and legislation for the registration of companies in order to avoid such fraud in future. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day remove filter
star this property uin 43058 remove filter
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-08-25more like thismore than 2016-08-25
unstar this property answer text <p>As part of its responsibility for maintaining the UK companies register, Companies House undertake some basic checks on companies during the incorporation process. The Government has no current plans to require additional processes and checks before registration.</p><p> </p><p>Companies House maintains statistics on the nature of the complaints it receives about alleged address fraud.</p><p> </p><p>Companies House follows up on all complaints received about newly incorporated companies and works closely with law enforcement agencies where fraudulent activity is suspected. It is an offence under the Companies Act to submit false information to Companies House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2016-08-25T12:49:42.967Zmore like thismore than 2016-08-25T12:49:42.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this