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Dementia: Research

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of the NHS medical research budget was spent on researching dementia in the latest period for which figures are available. (284439)

National health service support for degenerative neurological disorder research and National Institute for Health Research investment in dementia research amounted in 2007-08 to £22.2 million. This represents some 3 per cent. of the departmental research and development revenue budget for the year.