§ Mr. Cryer
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Havant (Sir I. Lloyd) of 19 November,Official Report, column 30, he will make a further statement on his meeting with the chairman of the Advisory Board for the Research Councils on priorities for United Kingdom science.
§ Mr. Alan Howarth
My right hon. and learned Friend will hold this meeting after he has received the board's advice on the allocation of the science budget for 1991–92 and later years, which is expected shortly.