§ Mr. Boyes
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish in theOfficial Report all research projects funded by his Department currently under way in universities and other institutions including Ministry of Defence establishments; showing the cost of each and indicating which were experiments on animals.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
The defence research programme is made up of 1,200 work items covering the major fields described on pages 57 and 58 of the "Annual Review of Government-funded R&D 1987". The aggregate cost is £400 million a year. It is not our policy to describe in detail the content and methods of the work.