§ Mr. David Howell
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will show the average cost of running the research establishments which come under his Department for the most recent available year, expressed in £ sterling per qualified researcher, showing a breakdown between salaries, equipment and buildings.
§ Mr. John Morris
The estimated net cost for 1968–69 per qualified research worker, as defined in Cmnd. 3417, is approximately as follows:
Salaries £16,700* Equipment £6,900† Buildings £1,700‡ NOTES: * Includes salaries of staff supporting the qualified research workers and allied costs, such as travelling, postage, telephone, etc. † Includes consumable stores and general running costs. ‡ Excludes new capital works.