HC Deb 13 December 1990 vol 182 c499W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many administrative staff are employed by the Medical Research Council at its London headquarters; and what is the cost in absolute terms and as a percentage of its total budget.

Mr. Alan Howarth

I understand that as of 10 December 1990 the M RC is employing 343 administrative staff at its London headquarters office. In the 1989–90 financial year its full running costs were £8.7 million–4.7 per cent. of the council's overall budget.