HC Deb 19 December 1984 vol 70 c207W
Mr. Bulmer

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what resources are being devoted by his Department to the research and development of technical ceramics.

Mr. Butler

Some 20 senior scientific personnel and supporting staff are working on various aspects of ceramics materials and technology at defence research and development establishments, which also spend some £1.1 million per annum extramurally in this field.