§ Ms Lynne
I am delighted to hear that, because the Minister's predecessor said that it was no responsibility of his to discuss funding with the Office of Science and Technology or with the Medical Research Council. Perhaps the Minister will now look at my previous 18 questions about breast cancer research and research into aids for disabled people, and perhaps I can he given a fuller answer than his predecessor gave me.
§ Mrs. Anne Campbell
A moment ago, the Chancellor referred to the development gap that appears to have mysteriously evolved between basic science and what is industrially applicable. Is that not the same as something called "near-market research", funds for which were slashed by Lady Thatcher in the last Conservative Government?