HC Deb 07 November 1961 vol 648 cc33-4W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science if he will define the relations between the Torry Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, and other laboratories and research stations under the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, indicating how they apportion and report on their work, respectively.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

Torry Research Station with its extension, the Humber Laboratory at Hull, is responsible for carrying out research on the handling, preservation and processing of fish and fish products. Following the normal D.S.I.R. procedure, its programme is approved by, and its reports submitted to, the Research Council, and it consults, and is consulted by, other D.S.I.R. establishments on matters of common interest.