HC Deb 16 February 1927 vol 202 c926
44. Captain GARRO-JONES

asked the Secretary of State for Air what is the total sum which has been expended on aeronautical research since the beginning of 1919?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Sir Philip Sassoon)

The total sum expended on scientific research and technical development, as detailed in Appendix II of the current Air Estimates, from the let April, 1919, to 31st March, 1927, including expenditure still to be incurred this financial year, is approximately £8,500,000.