asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Caerphilly (Mr. Davies) of 30 April, Official Report, column 199, and to the reply of the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey of 16 March, Official Report, column 345, if the Medical Research Council will now allocate funds in response to the current application for continued funding from the team at Edinburgh University researching vulnerability to meningocci; and if he will make a statement.
I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Wrexham (Dr. Marek) on 7 May at column 520.