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Charity Research Support Fund

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills (1) if he will consider providing the Charity Research Support Fund as a fixed percentage uplift based on the level of funding received by universities from charities; (151420)

(2) what factors were taken into account in calculating how much Charity Research Support Fund funding to make available to universities in each financial year up to 2012;

(3) how much Charity Research Support Fund funding he plans to make available to universities in each financial year up to 2012.

The Charity Research Support Fund is worth £180 million in the current year. Funding allocations for future years will be announced at the appropriate time.