§ Mr. David Mitchell
The cash limit for Miscellaneous Support Services Class IV, Vote 2 has been reduced from £40,062,000 to £39,978,400 for this year. The decrease takes account of the £83,600 overspend on the cash limit in690W 1979–80 arising from payment falling due earlier than had been expected. The cash limit for Scientific and Technological Assistance, Class IV Vote 10, has also been reduced from £182,695,000 to £180,754,000 for this year. The decrease takes account of the £1,941,000 overspend (provisional) on the cash limit in 1979–80. In that year the previous experience of shortfall was not repeated largely due to payments on research and development assistance to industry being called for at a faster rate than forecast.