HC Deb 29 April 1965 vol 711 cc87-8W
Mr. Hogg

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether the talks about the level on D.S.I.R. research grants have been completed; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Crosland

The estimated expenditure on research grants by the Science Research Council in the year 1965–66 has been fixed at £6 million compared with £4.4 million in 1964–65. The longer term issues are being considered by the Science Research Council which came into being on 1st April last.