HC Deb 23 June 1993 vol 227 c233W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will publish figures showing the level of business enterprise research and development as a proportion of gross domestic product for(a) the United Kingdom, (b) the United States of America (c) Italy, (d) France, (e) Germany and (f) Japan during 1991 and 1992.

Mr. Sainsbury

The information is available from the OECD's publication "Main Science and Technology Indicators", published in 1992, and the Central Statistical Office's bulletin "Business Enterprise Research and Development 1991", published on 25 February 1993, copies of which are available in the Library of the House.

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