HC Deb 19 March 1963 vol 674 c29W
48. Mr. J. Hill

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what is the cost of scientific research and development being carried out by private enterprise firms on behalf of the Government; and what proportion of this is being spent in Scotland.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

The Advisory Council on Scientific Policy, in Table V on page 34 of their Report for 1961.62 (Cmnd. 1920), estimate total Government expenditure on research and development in private industry at £177 million. The proportion of this which is being spent in Scotland is not known.

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