Warrington South is the second most entrepreneurial constituency in the UK outside London, according to new report by Red Flag Alert.
The seat currently occupied by Faisal Rashid MP ranked second in the index of all 650 parliamentary constituencies for the number of new companies incorporating when population size was factored in.
Four of the top ten are located in the North West region according to the research by Oldham-based Red Flag Alert.
Warrington South was narrowly beaten to the top spot by Birmingham, Ladywood where 8,755 companies were launched in 2018. That works out at 134 companies per 1,000 people, placing it ahead of major cities including Manchester, Glasgow and Leeds.
Warrington South came in second place with 64 companies per 1,000 people starting up, followed by Glasgow Central in Scotland where 55 companies per 1,000 people were launched.
Bromsgrove followed with 49 companies launched per 1,000 people followed by Manchester where young entrepreneurs are being lured by lower property prices and better quality of life outside London.