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Research: Finance

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the level of expenditure by his Department and its predecessors on grants for research and development in each region in each of the last three years; and what his Department's budget for such expenditure is for (i) 2009-10 and (ii) 2010-11. (282816)

Responsibility for delivering Grant for Research and Development is devolved to the Regional Development Agencies. RDA expenditure on Grant for Research and Development in years 2006-07 to 2008-09 is shown in the following table, together with the budgets for 2009-10 to 2010-11. LDA is reviewing its budget for the period 2009-10 and 20101-11. SWRDA has not yet set its budget for 2010-11.

Expenditure (£)Budget(£)

RDA

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

AWM

1,408,002

1,457,311

1,567,079

2,000,000

2,000,000

EEDA

3,685,000

3,856,961

3,481,523

3,500,000

4,500,000

EMDA

2,685,507

3,346,115

3,435,912

3,446,200

2,400,000

LDA

2,154,962

2,461,348

1,750,660

359,586

100,663

ONE

1,794,977

2,189,200

2,482,321

2,500,000

2,500,000

NWDA

1,978,022

4,379,295

7,004,995

5,968,000

6,213,000

SEEDA

4,135,453

3,094,255

2,624,547

3,500,000

3,500,000

SWRDA

1,236,246

886,422

1,177,647

1,500,000

n/a

YF

2,808,454

1,091,559

2,573,119

3,200,000

3,750,000