§ 27. Mr. Butler
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much is now being spent annually on research 201W and development in the NHS; and what were the comparable figures for the years 1975 to 1979. 
§ Mr. Malone
In 1994–95, national health service research and research related expenditure, including that of the Department of Health, was estimated to be £385 million.
No comparable figures are available for the years 1975–79.