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Near-Market Research

Volume 226: debated on Wednesday 16 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education what his Department's policy is with regard to the funding of near-market research.

Education SSAs and Education budget figures for 1992–93 (in £ million)
Local education authorityBudgetEducation SSADifferencePercentage difference
Corporation of London2·120·651225
Camden70·0464·9258
Greenwich105·98107·46-1-1
Hackney112·93117·39-4-4
Hammersmith61·1957·7536
Islington85·0786·45-1-2
Kensington47·2238·33923
Lambeth132·04139·39-7-5
Lewisham112·63114·07-1-1
Southwark103·23112·36-9-8
Tower Hamlets118·55123·69-5-4
Wandsworth105·83100·6255
Westminster77·2555·932138
Barking66·2661·5558
Barnet110·16113·29-3-3
Bexley77·3386·54-9-11
Brent125·90134·22-8-6
Bromley93·2997·61-4-4
Croydon132·56129·4032

I refer the hon. Member to paragraphs 2.20 to 2.22 of the White Paper "Realising Our Potential —A Strategy for Science, Engineering and Technology". Funding for research through the Higher Education Funding Council for England is intended to support mainly basic and strategic research.