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Science: Finance

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 19182, tabled on 8 December 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to ring-fence the capital and resource elements of the science budget settlement announced in the Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015.

Answered on

16 December 2015

Total science resource spending of £4.7 billion will be protected in real terms for the rest of the Parliament.

Government has also made a long term science capital commitment of £6.9 billion between 2015-2021 to support the UK’s world-class research base.

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