HC Deb 24 May 1994 vol 244 cc133-4W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of proposals for the Transport Research Laboratory to be allowed to undertake commercially-funded research.

Mr. Key

The Transport Research Laboratory already undertakes commercially-funded research. The Government's assessment is that the laboratory will be much better placed to compete for commercially-funded work when it is in the private sector.

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