§ 80. Mr. Onslow
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the total annual cost to public funds of the work of the Social Science Research Council; and how many staff have been employed by this body in each year since it was established.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
The expenditure of the Social Science Research Council and the staff complements, for the years to 31st March, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969 are £22,000 and 15; £590,000 and 29; £870,000 and 43; and £1,470,000 (estimated) and 64 respectively.