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Dementia: Research

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 94366, tabled on 16 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much the Government has invested in dementia research (a) since 2018, (b) in the financial year ended 5th April 2021, and (c) in the current financial year.

Answered on

5 January 2022

Government spending on dementia




National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)



Medical Research Council (MRC)



Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)



Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBBSRC) on neuroscience






Figures for the current financial year 2021/22 not yet available.

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