67. Mr. Gresham Cooke
asked the Minister of Education, as representing the Minister for Science, what steps are 127W being taken to form the Research Association for the machine tool industry; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. K. Thompson
The Machine Tool Trades Associations announced on 13th September the decision of the industry to set up a Research Association, which will be incorporated shortly. A Director of Research is being sought, and an application to the D.S.I.R. for grant-aid is in preparation.