§ Mr. Swinney
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales (1) how much his Department has spent on research into food-poisoning in each of the last five years, broken down to show the funds dedicated to(a) E. coli, (b) campylobacter and (c) salmonella; 
(2) how much his Department has budgeted for research into food-poisoning in 1997–98, broken down to show the funds dedicated to (a) E. coli, (b) campylobacter and (c) salmonella. 
§ Mr. Win Griffiths
The majority of research in this area is funded by the Department of my right hon. Friends the Secretary of State for Health and the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The Welsh Office is, however, funding three concurrent studies to evaluate the detection and routine investigation of sporadic food poisoning in Wales and to identify possible risk factors for infection. Total funding of £128,000 is available with £53,000 budgeted to be spent in 1997–98.