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Dementia: Research

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 101715, tabled on 11 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 5 January 2022 to Question 94366 on Dementia: Research, if he will publish all available figures for dementia spending in 2020-21.

Answered on

14 January 2022

Figures for the National Institute for Health Research (NHIR) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) will be available in the coming months.

Government spend on dementia research 2020-21

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

£8,025,232.10

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBBSRC)

£1,500,000

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

£11,477,620

Please note that BBSRC provided an estimated figure for dementia research based on their broad portfolio of underpinning relevance (£29m in 2020/21).

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