§ Mr. Foulkes
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the grant proposed for the British Antarctic Survey for the financial year 1986–87; and how much was granted in 1983–84, 1984–85 and 1985–86.
§ Mr. Walden
The Natural Environment Research Council, of which the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a component institute, has proposed an allocation of £13,340,000 for BAS in the 1986–87 financial year. The allocation in the previous years was:
£ 1983–84 10,356,000 1984–85 11,245,000 1985–86 12,790,000