In 1979–80 the science budget was 0.160 per cent. of the gross domestic product. In 1990–91 it is estimated that it will represent 0.163 per cent.
§ 64. Mr. Boswell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the planned budget for pure science and the research councils.
I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my right hon. Friend to my hon. Friend the Member for Rugby and Kenilworth (Mr. Pawsey) on 15 November at column272–76.