HC Deb 03 July 1986 vol 100 cc608-9W
Mr. Radice

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will publish a list of the (a) learned bodies, (b) medical charities and (c) individuals with specialist knowledge which gave help to the University Grants Committee and its sub-committees in determination of recurrent grants to universities for 1986–87.

Mr. Kenneth Baker

I understand that the main bodies which provided information and advice to the University Grants Committee and its sub-committees in their assessments of universities' research strengths were:

  • Agricultural and Food Research Council
  • Economic and Social Research Council
  • Medical Research Council
  • Natural Environment Research Council
  • Science and Engineering Research Council
  • Engineering Council
  • Royal Society
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
  • National Institutes of Health (United States of America)
  • Information Technology Skills Agency
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • Chartered Association of Certified Accountants
  • Arthritis and Rheumatism Council
  • Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
  • British Diabetic Association
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Cancer Research Campaign
  • Chest Heart and Stroke Association
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust
  • Imperial Cancer Research Fund
  • Leukaemia Research Fund
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Mental Health Foundation
  • Multiple Sclerosis of Great Britain
  • Muscular Dystrophy Group
  • National Fund for Research into Crippling Diseases
  • National Kidney Research fund
  • Nuffield Foundation
  • Tenovus Cancer Fund
  • Wellcome Foundation
  • Yorkshire Cancer Research Campaign

Individuals who provided information and advice did so on a confidential basis.