§ Adam Price
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his policy is on the provision of business start-up tax credits in the Objective 1 areas. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The Government published proposals in March 2001 for a new community investment tax credit to increase the availability of capital to small enterprises, including start-ups, in disadvantaged communities. Details of the proposal can be found in the Treasury consultation document "Enterprising Communities: A Tax Incentive for Community Investment".