§ 15. Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many research and development projects were approved for support by the Offshore Energy Technology Board in the last financial year; what was their total value; and how much the Government will contribute to them.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
In 1987–88, 41 new projects were approved for support. Their total cost was £17 million, and the Government contribution was £4.4 million.