asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the expenditure on research for each of the last four years at constant prices.
The estimated costs of defence research as given in successive
includes figures for proceedings against females for buggery either with a male or an animal, when such proceedings were conducted by the Director's department. In fact, only 12 females in 1975, 6 in 1976 and 12 in 1977 were prosecuted by any agency for buggery or attempted buggery. Consent is not required for such cases.
Statements on the Defence Estimates and expressed at the price base of the 1978–79 Estimates are as follows: