§ Mr. Marples
asked the Minister of Technology if he will list all Government
A. INDUSTRIAL SERVICES ESTABLISHMENTS Name Location Year of Origin QSE Other Staff Estimated Net Cost 1968–69 (£000s) Fire Research Station Borehamwood 1946 28 136 129 Forest Products Research Laboratory Princes Risborough 1927 36 145 331 Hydraulics Research Laboratory Wallingford 1947 37 184 117 Institute of Advanced Machine Tool and Control Technology Birniehill (Glasgow) 1967 5 3 65 Laboratory of the Government Chemist London (outstations at Bristol Glasgow, Liverpool, Gosport, Cyprus, Germany (BAOR) and Singapore) 1911 103 284 743 National Engineering Laboratory East Kilbride (Glasgow) 1947 179 721 2,240 National Physical Laboratory… Teddington, Feltham and Hythe (Hants.) 1900 424 1,241 4,836 Torry Research Station Aberdeen (also Humber Laboratory at Hull) 1929 33 177 415 Warren Spring Laboratory Stevenage (also Scottish Office in Glasgow) 1959 91 328 1,132 Water Pollution Research Laboratory Stevenage 1939 47 139 354
B. AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENTS Name Location Year of Origin Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment Boscombe Down 1917 Aircraft Torpedo Development Unit Helston 1942 Explosives Research and Development Establishment Waltham Abbey 1560 National Gas Turbine Establishment Pyestock 1946 Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough (outstations at Bedford, West Freugh, Llanbedr, Aberporth and Larkhill). 1905 Rocket Propulsion Establishment Westcott, Bucks 1946 Royal Radar Establishment Malvern (outstation at Pershore) 1942 Signals Research and Development Establishment Christchurch. Hants. 1943
Provision is made in the 1968–69 Estimates for a total staff of 18,990 at the Aerospace R&D Establishments, including approximately 1,900 Qualified Scientists and Engineers. The provision for net424W
research establishments showing the location and date they were originally established, showing for each the total staff both qualified engineers and scientists and others, and the cost to public funds of each establishment during the current financial year.