To ask the Secretary of State for Energy, pursuant to the answer of 6 June, Official Report, columns 617–18, if he will give for each year from 1979–80 to 1990–91 spending figures for research funded by his Department into renewables consistent with those given in that answer.
The figures are given in the table:
|Money terms||1990–91 real terms||Per cent. of total R&D expenditure|
1979–80 and 1980–81 figures are taken from Departmental records and do not include associated Departmental staff costs.
1981–82 to 1987–88 are taken from the "Annual Review of Government Funded R&D" and cover R&D plus associated Departmental staff costs (ie Frascati R&D). 1988–89 figures are calculated on the same basis.
1989–90 figures are forecast outturn and 1990–91 figures are taken from Estimates. These do not include associated Departmental staff costs. The 1989–90 figure may be subject to end year adjustment.