§ 51. Mr. Ron Davies
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list the total sources of finance for the Natural Environment Research Council.
§ Mr. Brooke
The sources of finance for the Natural Environment Research council for the financial year 1983–84 (the latest available figures) were as follows:
£ million 1. Grant-in-aid from the Science Budget 62.52 2. Commissioned Research: Department of Energy 8.3 Department of the Environment 4.8 Overseas Development Administration 2.9 Department of Trade & Industry 2.5 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 2.1 European Communities 0.7 Nature Conservancy Council 0.2
million Others 2.2 23.7 3. Miscellaneous sources 2.7 Total 88.9