HC Deb 11 July 1962 vol 662 c148W
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.

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