HC Deb 20 January 1986 vol 90 c81W
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