HC Deb 18 November 1952 vol 507 c157W
Mr. Burden

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works, as representing the Lord President of the Council, what steps are taken to ensure that the sum of £5,390,950 provided for scientific and industrial research is efficiently expended.

Mr. Molson

Expenditure on the Vote of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research is subject to normal Parliamentary and Ministerial control. The Lord President is aided by an Advisory Council and by a number of research boards. The former advise on the major purposes to which moneys are applied and the latter on the detailed scientific work of the Department's individual research establishments.

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