HC Deb 11 January 1995 vol 252 c155W
Mr. Tredinnick

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the recent creation of new business in Leicestershire.

Mr. Charles Wardle

In 1992 and 1993, the latest available figures, approximately 3,000 new businesses were created in Leicestershire each year, based on VAT registrations.