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[Albert Owen in the Chair] — Science and Research

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 9:30 am on 24th June 2015.

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Photo of Graham Stringer Graham Stringer Labour, Blackley and Broughton 9:30 am, 24th June 2015

My hon. Friend is making a profound point about the impact that our first-class universities have on regional economic development. However, is he as concerned as I am that more than 90% of non-university research in the UK takes place within the golden triangle of Cambridge, Oxford and London, which means that outside universities, the regions are starved of scientific investment?