§ Mr. Malcolm Bruce
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is his Department's level of planned funding in 1996–97 for(a) the support for projects under research—SPUR—scheme and (b) the small firms merit award for research and technology—SMART—scheme. 476W
§ Mr. Ian Taylor
My Department's planned level of funding in 1996–97 for the SPUR scheme is £8.3 million and for the SMART scheme is £10.7 million.