HC Deb 14 June 2000 vol 351 c661W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many companies have been spun out by universities in each of the past four years. [125910]

Dr. Howells

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minster for Small Business and E-Commerce to my hon. Friend the Member for Crosby (Mrs. Curtis-Thomas) on 23 May 2000,Official Report, column 474W.