§ Mr. Battle
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was the research budget for(a) coal, (b) nuclear, (c) gas and oil and (d) renewable energy sources in 1996; and in each case what was the figure as a percentage of his Department's total budget. 481W
§ Mr. Page
The Department's expenditure plans for these programmes for 1996–97 may be found on page 34 of "Trade and Industry: The Government's Expenditure Plans 1996–97 to 1998–99", Cm 3205, a copy of which is available in the Library of the House. The Department's overall expenditure plans are summarised on page 8 of the same publication.