§ Mr. H. Clark
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how much money has been spent on agricultural research on St. Helena in each of the last three years.11W
§ Mr. Sandys
Expenditure on pure research has been as follows:
1960 £769 1961 £317 1962 £535
Expenditure on Colonial Development and Welfare Schemes designed to improve the standard of agriculture has been as follows:
1960 £36,656 1961 £27,039 1962 £25,878
Taken together this represents an average annual expenditure of £60 for each acre of arable land.