HC Deb 05 March 1997 vol 291 c663W
Dr. Strang

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list those scientific establishments other than the Central Science Laboratory, Central Veterinary Laboratory and the Institute of Food Research receiving funding from his Department indicating the number of scientists employed at each on projects funded by his Department on(a) the most recent date available and (b) 31 March (i) 1995, (ii) 1990, (iii) 1985 and (iv) 1980. [18188]

Mr. Ancram

The only scientific establishment outside of the Department which receives funding from the Department is the Agriculture Research Institute of Northern Ireland. For details of the number of scientists employed by that institute, I refer the hon. Member to answer to him on that subject today.