HC Deb 04 June 1984 vol 61 c68W
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.