§ Mr. Skeet
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will indicate the grants made available to the Cranfield Insititute of Technology and the funds generated by the institute from a variety of services, including service to industry for the most recent years for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Brooke
In the academic years 1981–82 and 1982–83 (the two most recent years for which figures are available) the institute's recurrent income, excluding payments by students for residence, was as follows:
1981–82 £ thousand 1982–83 £ thousand Department of Education and Science: Recurrent Grant 6,520 6,961 Tuition Fees: Long courses 3,102 3,672 Short courses 2,007 2,057 Sponsored Research: Government Departments and Research Councils 3,630 4,550 Industry 4,190 4,010 Other 379 439 Total 19,828 21,689
The great majority of students on short courses and a proportion of students on long courses had their tuition fees paid by industry.
In addition to its recurrent grant, the institute received capital grant from the Department of £773,000 in 1981–82 and £2,272,000 in 1982–83.