HC Deb 12 June 1991 vol 192 cc536-7W
Mr. Bowis

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he has any changes to announce to cash limits on his Department's Science Vote for 1991–92.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Subject to parliamentary approval of the necessary supplementary estimates, the cash limit for class XI, vote 5, science will be amended. The cash limit change is as follows:

Class and vote Current cash limit £ Change £ Revised cash limit £
XI.5 920,455,000 7,000,000 927,455,000

The additional funds will provide for the following additional allocations to the research councils in 1991–92.

£ million
Agricultural and Food Research Council 1.05
Economic and Social Research Council 0.10
Medical Research Council 1.50
Natural Environment Research Council 1.15
Science and Engineering Research Council 3.20