§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Defence how much was spent by his Department during the last year for which figures are available, on research and development; and what proportion of that was spent in Wales.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
The Ministry of Defence plans to spend £398 million on research and £1,940 million on development in the present financial year. Full detail is given in table 3.2 of the "Statement on the Defence Estimates 1986" part II. Defence expenditure is not accounted for on a regional basis.