HC Deb 17 July 1995 vol 263 cc897-8W
Mrs. Liddell

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what assistance the Government provide for small firms that are facing short-term financial difficulties. [34502]

Mr. Page

Small firms facing short-term financial difficulties would usually approach their bank or other finance provider for assistance. The Government provide assistance to business support networks through which small firms can seek advice appropriate to their circumstances.