HC Deb 19 February 1958 vol 582 cc157-8W
Mr. Willey

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, as representing the Lord President of the Council, how much money his Department spent during the last financial year on research on agricultural machinery; and what is the estimated expenditure for the present financial year.

Mr. John Hare

During the last financial year expenditure on agricultural machinery research co-ordinated by the Agricultural Research Council was £356,000. It is estimated that £350,000 will be spent during the present financial year.