§ Mr. Mitchison
asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science if he will add a column to Part II of Appendix D of Command Paper No. 1592 showing, under the headings of that Part, the expenditure of the research councils as estimated for 1962–63.
§ Mr. Denzil Freeth
The information is given in the following table:
Expenditure and Statistics of the Research Councils, 1962–63 Department of Scientific and Industrial Research— Expenditure (£000) (a) 21,656 Current 16,556 Capital 5,100 Agricultural Research Council— Expenditure (£000) (b) 8,236 Current 7,239 Capital 997 Medical Research Council— Expenditure (£000) 5,842 Current 5,431 Capital 411 Nature Conservancy— Expenditure (£000) 590 Current 534 Capital 56
(a) These figures include expenditure by the Ministry of Works on D.S.I.R. establishments.
(b) These figures relate to the field under the scientific oversight of the A.R.C. including expenditure, provided for in the Vote of the Department of Agriculture for Scotland.