Oceanography

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd July 1964.

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Photo of Mr Simon Digby Mr Simon Digby , West Dorset 12:00 am, 2nd July 1964

How does this compare with the expenditure of other maritime nations? In view of the undoubtedly increased importance of oceanography from the commercial point of view, as well as from the defence point of view, would my right hon. Friend re-examine this figure and see whether there is not a case for augmenting it?