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Volume 960: debated on Friday 15 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will state the amount of funds provided by his Department for research into the causes and treatment of the autistic syndrome and subventions made by him for institutions housing and treating those so suffering.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 12th December 1978: Vol. 960, c. 132], gave the following information:I now understand from my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Science that the Medical Research Council spent £45,000 during the financial year 1977–78 on the three projects mentioned in my reply to my right hon. Friend's other Question on 12th December.—[Vol. 960, c. 131.]