§ 46. Mr. Mayhew
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the cost to public funds of research into the causes and treatment of crime in 1957–58 and subsequent years.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The approximate cost of research into the causes and treatment of crime, so far as falling on the Home Office Vote, and apart from money spent by universities and other centres, was: £13,000 in 1957–58; £28,000 in 1958–59; £36,000 in 1959–60 and is expected to be about £47,000 in the present financial year.