§ Mr. Boateng
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how much has been spent on the ARMS research project at Central Middlesex hospital since its inception; what is the number of full-time and part-time personnel engaged; what funding the project receives other than the annual allocation of the North West Thames regional health authority; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Currie
[holding answer 10 December 1987]: The independent research work undertaken by Action for Research into Multiple Sclerosis (ARMS) at the Central Middlesex hospital is funded by the charity and the hon. Member may wish to contact ARMS direct.