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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was allocated for race relations research during the years 1973–74, 1974–75 and 1975–76, respectively; how much was actually spent; and in respect of what projects.
Mr. Merlyn Rees
A number of Government Departments and statutory bodies have research budgets from which they can fund research in the race relations field. No accurate assessment is available of the total amount of money spent, but it is estimated that in 1975–76 a sum of the order of £270,000 was spent on research into topics with a substantial race relations component.The amounts allocated and spent by my Department on race relations research under Section 26 of the Race Relations Act 1968 in the years specified was as follows:
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