HC Deb 01 April 1965 vol 709 c265W
Mr. Armstrong

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what expansion has taken place in the work of the Furzebrook Research Station of the Nature Conservancy.

Mr. Crosland

The research work being carried out at Furzebrook Research Stations is described in the Conservancy's last Annual Report for the year ended 30th September, 1964. The Station started in 1954 with a staff complement of 6 (3 scientific). The staff complement is now 26 (18 scientific). These figures are exclusive of Regional Officers and their staff who are also based at the Station.