§ Mr. Onslow
asked the Minister of Technology what expenditure his Department has made on noise research during each of the past three years; and what expenditure is projected for the next two years.
§ Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu
Expenditure was £283,000 in 1965–66; £395,000 in 1966–67; and £484,000 in 1967–68. The estimate for 1968–69 is £600,000. The rate of expenditure for 1969–70 and 1970–71 is not yet determined.