To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information he has on Government funding of academic and academically related research in France, Germany and the United Kingdom as a percentage of gross domestic product at the latest available common date.
The information for 1982, the latest available common date, is contained in the following table:
|United States of America||0·31|
Source: ABRC Science Policy Study No. 2—An International Comparison of Government Funding of Academic and Academically Related Research. October 1986.