HC Deb 13 July 1992 vol 211 c425W
36. Mr. Clifton-Brown

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the research councils will be allocated from the science budget 1992–93; and what percentage increase is proposed for the next two years.

Mr. Waldegrave

In 1992–93 the research councils will for the first time be allocated £1 billion—£1,030 million. The science budget for 1993–94 and 1994–95 is planned to increase in real terms by 1.8 per cent. and 2.6 per cent., excluding the effect of the dual support transfer.