HC Deb 04 December 1962 vol 668 c147W
33. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what research is now taking place under Government auspices into the relevance of microbiology to coal and petroleum; how much of such research is being carried out in Scotland; what applications for grants for such research have been received by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; and what steps are being taken to promote research in this subject.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

I would refer the hon. Member to the Answer I gave on 28th May this year to a Question by the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (Mr. Skeffington). The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research have received no applications for grants for research in this field.