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Aids (Research)

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will take steps to ensure that the medical Research Council has sufficient funds to finance research into the particular features of HIV infection among drug abusers and into its transmission to children identifiable in the Edinburgh region since 1983, and into their implications for the spread of HIV infection.

The Medical Research Council has been allocated £17·5 million for AIDS research over the next three years. The council's request for additional resources for AIDS research has been met in full.