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Research: Government Assistance

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 900532, tabled on 25 May 2021

What steps his Department is taking to support UK research and development.

Answered on

25 May 2021

We have committed to investing £14.9 billion in R&D in 2021/22, meaning Government R&D spending is now at its highest level in four decades.

We are working to ensure the benefits are felt nationwide, with our UK Innovation Strategy and R&D Places Strategy due to be published this summer.

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