§ 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.