Carol Monaghan – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Carol Monaghan on 2015-12-08.

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.

Greg Hands

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.