§ 48. Mr. Russell Johnston
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what pro portion of the United Kingdom budget on penal research and criminology is spent in Scotland.
§ Mr. Willis
During the current year about one-eleventh of the payments made by the two Home Departments to non-Government organisations conducting research into the causes of delinquency and the treatment of offenders will be spent in Scotland. In addition a research unit based on the Home Office carries out direct research on behalf of both Departments.