HC Deb 26 May 1966 vol 729 c156W
Mr. Brian Parkyn

asked the Prime Minister whether he will take steps to transfer all research, development and experimental establishments under the control of the Service Departments to the Ministry of Technology.

The Prime Minister

Some defence research and development establishments, mainly those under the Ministry of Aviation, are now undertaking civil as well as military research, and we are considering the transfer of some of these.