§ Mr. Ingram
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for East Kilbride on 28 June,Official Report column 169, on what date his Department consulted either the British Hydromechanics Research Association or the Production Engineering Research Association in the recent review of Department of Trade and Industry research establishments.
§ Mr. Butcher
Neither the British Hydromechanics Research Association nor the Production Engineering Research Association was amongst the organisations approached by DTI during the review of research establishments. BHRA and PERA took the initiative in contacting the Department about the review on 1 and 15 March, respectively.