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Social Science Research Council

Volume 984: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science why he has no plans to abolish the Social Science Research Council.

I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to his question on 7 May concerning the functions of the Social Science Research Council.—[Vol. 984, c. 124.]The Social Science Research Council was created under the provision of the Science and Technology Act 1965 and was granted a Royal Charter later that year. There are no legislative plans for the abolition of this council.