HC Deb 15 March 1988 vol 129 c537W
53. Mr. Terry Davis

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has on Government funding of academic and academically related research in France, Germany and the United Kingdom as a percentage of gross domestic product at the latest available common date.

Mr. Jackson

The information for 1982, the latest available common date, is contained in the following table:

United Kingdom 0.38
Germany 0.49
France 0.44
Netherlands 0.63
United States of America 0.31
Japan 0.25

Source: ABRC Science Policy Study No. 2—An International Comparison of Government Funding of Academic and Academically Related Research. October 1986.

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