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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons on 1st October 2019.

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Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark Independent, Tunbridge Wells

As we leave the EU, we need to reinforce our international reputation as a powerhouse of scientific excellence. In 2017 we spent 1.7% of national income on research and development, while Germany spent 3% and Israel 4.3%. So will the Chancellor use his next Budget to make substantial progress towards our 2.4% target and recommit to the medium-term target of 3% of national income going into research and development?