A government start-up loans scheme has helped 12 High Peak entrepreneurs set-up their own businesses, the area’s MP has revealed.
Across the country, 10,000 Start-Up Loans have now been awarded, worth a total of £50 million.
Mr Bingham said: “Here in the High Peak over £61,000 has been lent to 12 budding entrepreneurs.
“This will ensure that all their potential and ideas don’t go to waste.
“New businesses are the lifeblood of a healthy economy, helping to create jobs and growth, so I’m pleased that the Government will keep supporting people who aspire to start their own businesses.”