§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he intends cutting back on his £474 million research and development programme 24W this year; and, if so, what is his estimate of the number of people who will be unemployed as a result.
§ Mr. Macfarlane
My right hon. and learned Friend is examining the Department's expenditure plans for 1979–80 and an announcement will be made shortly.