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UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding has been allocated to the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology in each year since its formation. (308792)

The UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology was set up in September 2004 by the Department for Trade and Industry, subsequently the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and now the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Funding has been allocated for each year as follows:

Government funding of the UKRC1

£ million

2004-05

1.39

2005-06

1.74

2006-07

2.296

2007-08

2.055

2008-09

2.522

2009-10

2.427

2010-11

2.453

1 Variously DTI/DFES/DIUS/BIS