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Scientists And Technologists

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 28 February 1952

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the output of scientists and technologists per head of population in Great Britain.

The number of scientists and technologists coming from the universities and technical colleges of Great Britain with ordinary first degree and higher degree qualifications (or their equivalent) in the academic year 1950–51 is estimated to be about 1 in 3,000 of the population.