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Research: Finance

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN HL1073, tabled on 7 July 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU and the possible consequences of that result for research funding in the UK, what priority they intend to give to research funding in the forthcoming negotiations.

Answered on

13 July 2016

The UK economy is fundamentally strong and UK research and innovation are world leading. The Government will continue working with the research community to make the strongest possible case for higher education, research and innovation in the coming negotiation.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills