§ Sir Keith Joseph
Information in the form requested is readily available only for the three years since capital442W
§ Mr. Greg Knight
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what level of financial support was given by the Agricultural Research Council to the Babraham institute near Cambridge in each of the last five financial years; and for what purpose.
§ Mr. Brooke
The Institute of Animal Physiology at Babraham conducts basic research on the physiology and biochemistry of farm animals aimed at providing a foundation for improved animal production. I understand that the Agricultural and Food research council's financial support for the institute in the last five years has been as follows:
Financial Year Financial Support (£ million) 1979–80 3.2 1980–81 4.0 1981–82 51 1982–83 5.4 1983–84 *4.9 * Provisional.