asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his Department's planned expenditure on research and development for 1987–88; and what are the main areas of research selected by his Department under the Rothschild principles of the customer-contractor relationship.
[pursuant to the reply, 7 April 1987 c. 206]: Planned expenditure in 1987–88 on the main research programmes directly managed by the Department is:
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|NHS Medical Equipment and Supplies||4·2|
|NHS Information Technology||4·0|
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