Companies: Registration:Written question - 57274

Q
(Thirsk and Malton)
Asked on: 09 June 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Companies: Registration
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to publish its response to its consultation on corporate transparency and register reform before the 2020 summer recess.
A
Answered by: Paul Scully
Answered on: 17 June 2020

The Government is currently considering a broad package of reforms to Companies House to ensure it is fit for the future and continues to contribute to the UK’s business environment. This would amount to the most significant reform of the UK’s company registration framework since a companies register was first introduced in 1844, and it is important, therefore, to take the time to get it right.

The consultation received a significant number of responses and an official government response with proposals for the way forward will be published in due course.

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