HC Deb 20 December 1999 vol 341 c315W
Dr. Harris

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many research contracts have been let by his Department since May 1997; what is the value of each contract; and in each case whether the contract included(a) a departmental veto over publication of the research results, (b) departmental control over the date of publication of the research results and (c) a requirement that the final research results incorporate departmental amendments. [100149]

Mr. Hain

[holding answer 6 December 1999]: We have not let any science or technology research contracts over this period.