§ Mr. McTaggart
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how much has been spent by his Department per head of the population on medical research in each of the past five years.
§ Mr. William Shelton
Based on expenditure by the Medical Research Council from its grant-in-aid for the five years up to 1981–82, the figures are as follows:
£ 1977–78 0.74 1978–79 0.84 1979–80 1.02 1980–81 1.30 1981–82 1.80