HC Deb 27 July 1993 vol 229 c755W
Mr. David Shaw

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will make a statement on the achievements of(a) his policies and (b) his Department in helping small businesses over the last 12 months as against the previous 12 months; and if he will publish the performance indicators by which his Department monitors those achievements and the statistical results of such monitoring.

Mr. John M. Taylor

The Government continue to help small businesses, through improvements to the business climate, through deregulation and through specific programmes of support and assistance.