HC Deb 20 April 1994 vol 241 cc581-2W
Mr. Dafis

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, pursuant to his answer of 21 March,Official Report, columns 87-96, what were the totals for (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland of (i) spending by publicly-funded research bodies on research establishments and (ii) numbers of staff employed; and what each of those figures represents as a percentage of the United Kingdom total.

Mr. David Davis

This information is not available in the form requested. The table gives a breakdown of total spending by research councils on their establishments for the period 1992–93 and the percentage each figure represents of the United Kingdom total.

£ million Per cent.
England 406.1 87.7
Wales 17.1 3.7
Scotland 39.6 8.6
Northern Ireland 0.1
Total 462.9 100.0
For details on the staffing of research council establishments, I refer the hon. Member to my answer of 21 March, Official Report, columns 87-96.