HC Deb 02 November 1995 vol 265 c445W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the President of the Board Of Trade how many small businesses in each sector of the economy there were in each year since 1979. [40966]

Mr. Page

The most recent estimates of the number of small businesses by sector were published in "Small and Medium sized Enterprise (SME) Statistics for the United Kingdom, 1993" which is in the Library of the House. There are no comparable figures for earlier years.