§ Mr. Freud
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish in the Official Report a table itemising the number of projects and the total and average of grants made in each year since the introduction of the Science and Technology Act 1965.
§ Mr. Meacher
Expenditure under the powers contained in the Science and Technology Act 1965 embraces a wide variety of programmes and the information is not available in the form requested. Expenditure on the industrial research and development and technological and industrial sponsorship programmes, and in support of International Computers (Holdings) Ltd., which together include the bulk of my Department's expenditure under these powers, is as follows: