HC Deb 18 February 1982 vol 18 c202W
Mrs. Renée Short

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many fellowships for nursing research his Department has provided for each of the last five years; how many are being provided in the current year; and how many he proposes to provide next year.

Dr. Vaughan

The numbers of studentships in nursing research awarded in each of the years 1976–77—1981–82 were:

Year Number
1976–77 6
1977–78 8
1978–79 10
1979–80 12
1980–81 11
1981–82 5

No new studentships will be awarded in 1982–83 but 13 existing students will continue to work on their projects.