HC Deb 04 May 1976 vol 910 cc311-2W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science (1) what are the locations of the field offices of the Institute of Geological Sciences which have responsibility for geological mapping in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and each of the standard regions of of England;

(2) if he will publish in the Official Report the scheduled date for the completion of the 1:50,000 Geological Mapping Survey of Wales.

Mr. Mulley

The present locations of the field offices are as followsNorth Wales and North of England: Leeds. South Wales and South of England: London. Scotland: Edinburgh. Northern Ireland: Belfast.

No date for the completion of the Geological Mapping Survey of Wales or

Mr. Mulley

Information is given below for the financial years 1969–70 and 1972–73. The analysis of expenditure as between pure research, applied research and experimental development relates to current expenditure only.

other parts of the United Kingdom can be given. Progress depends on requirements and priorities worked out by a consortium consisting of representatives of the Natural Environment Research Council, the Welsh Office and other Government Departments.