HC Deb 13 February 1986 vol 91 c509W
Mr. Terlezki

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the gross and per capita expenditure on research and development sponsored by the Welsh Office at (a) universities and colleges in Wales and (b) Welsh industries between 1975 and 1985; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

Information in the precise form and for the full period requested is not readily available. Expenditure on research and development commissioned by the Welsh Office is given in the following table:

Total Expenditure on R & D in United Kingdom Industry Expenditure on R & D in United Kingdom Universities and Further Education Establishments
1980–81 825 162 282
1981–82 1,628 154 262
1982–83 1,545 195 292
1983–84 1,587 18 616

Source: Department of Trade and Industry.

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