To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how much his Department spent on research into schizophrenia in each of the last five years; and what proportion each figure was of expenditure on the Health Service research programme.
In addition to expenditure by the Medical Research Council, which receives its grant-in-aid from the Department of Education and Science, the Department's expenditure on directly commissioned mental illness research over the last five years is as follows.
|Year||Expenditure £000||Percentage of total budget1|
|1 For directly commissioned health and personal social services research.|
|2 So far planned.|