HC Deb 23 April 1968 vol 763 c2W
Mr. J. H. Osborn

asked the Minister of Power, what was the amount spent on research and development in the gas industry's laboratories in the latest year for which figures are available; and what percentage of turnover this represented.

Mr. Freeson

The amount so spent by the gas industry in 1966–67, including capital expenditure, was£4.2 million. This represented 0.8 per cent. of turnover.