§ Mr. K. Robinson
asked the Minister of Health, as representing the Minister for Science, what is the estimated annual cost of the new developments in psychiatric research referred to in the Report of the Medical Research Council, 1958–59; what will be the total expenditure by the Council on psychiatric research in the current financial year; and what proportion of the whole expenditure of the Council this represents.
§ Miss Pitt
The estimated annual cost of the two psychiatric research units recently established by the Medical Research Council is approximately£14,875. The Council's total expenditure on psychiatric research in the current financial year will amount to about£200,000 which represents about 4.7 per cent. of its estimated total expenditure.