HC Deb 25 May 1973 vol 857 cc172-3W
Mr. Biffen

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if she will list the projects affected by the Chancellor's statement of public expenditure retrenchment announced on 21st May which fall on her Vote and indicate the total savings expected for the current and prospective year.

Mrs. Thatcher

No projects which fall on my Votes have been affected by the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 21st May. For the effect on my Votes of the policy on civil service manpower announced in the statement I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given today to his question to the Minister for the Civil Service.