227561 - Research (Answered)

Mr Chuka Umunna
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what amount his Department and its agencies spent on research and development in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion such spending was of total departmental spending.

George Freeman

Total spend by the Department and its agencies on research and development (R&D) in the years 2010-11 to 2013-14 is shown in the table below.

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

R&D spend (£ million)

966

966

995

1,049

R&D spend as proportion of total departmental spend (per cent)

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9