HC Deb 03 November 1983 vol 47 cc441-2W
Mr. Farr

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list for each of the last 10 years the total education building allocation for England and Wales and the same figures for each year for the Leicestershire education authority.

Sir Keith Joseph

Information in the form requested is readily available only for the three years since capital

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.