HC Deb 04 July 1985 vol 82 c251W
Mr. McQuarrie

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make it his policy that in the future allocation of research and development funds to the agriculture industry, the basic research programmes are related to the needs of the industry and consumers; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John MacKay

Our policy is, and will continue to be, directed towards meeting the needs of the industry and consumers.