HC Deb 06 December 1996 vol 286 c827W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to his answer of 2 December,Official Report, column 498, on small business statistics what plans he has to keep figures on (a) the percentage of United Kingdom small and medium enterprises which export, (b) the figures in each European Union country and (c) the European Union average. [7833]

Mr. Page

My Department plans to continue to assess information from any available source that might contain data on the percentage of United Kingdom SMEs that export, or similar data for all other EU countries, or an EU average.