HC Deb 12 April 1976 vol 909 cc416-7W
Sir Bernard Braine

asked the Minister for Overseas Development what was the total expenditure on research in 1973–74 and 1974–75, showing separately (a) expenditure in the United Kingdom and expenditure abroad, (b) expenditure on food and nutrition research, (c) expenditure on agricultural research, (d) grants in respect of agricultural research to university departments in contrast to other bodies, and (e) grants in respect of food and nutrition research to United Kingdom university departments in contrast to other bodies in the United Kingdom.

Mr. John Grant

The information requested is as follows:

197374 197475
Total expenditure 5.983 7.927
(a) Expenditure in United Kingdom 2.440 3.553
Expenditure abroad 3.543 4.374
(b) Expenditure in food and nutrition research 0.964 1.442
(c) Expenditure in agricultural research 2.283 2.944
(d) Agricultural research grants:
to university departments 0.401 0.392
to other bodies 1.293 1.754
(e) Food and nutrition research grants to:
United Kingdom university departments 0.206 0.337
other United Kingdom bodies 0.215 0.383

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