HC Deb 30 October 1990 vol 178 c440W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list, for the current financial year, a breakdown of the money his Department is spending on research and development.

Mr. Moynihan

The supply estimates 1990–91, class V, vote 2, Department of Energy research and development and industrial support, set out the Department's provision for R and D expenditure by programme, as follows:

£ million
Nuclear R and D 128.886
Energy Efficiency R and D 10.990
Oil and gas production technology 3.660
Safety in offshore oil and gas operations 6.973
Enhanced oil recovery 0.650
Coal based energy 7.603
Renewables 20.330

Final outturn expenditure may differ in some detailed respects from these figures.