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Transport written question – answered on 15th October 2012.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much his Department spent on research and development in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2011-12; and how much he plans to spend in (i) 2012-13, (ii) 2013-14 and (iii) 2014-15.

Photo of Simon Burns Simon Burns The Minister of State, Department for Transport

As reported in Science, Engineering and Technology Indicators (SET Statistics), the Department for Transport's expenditure on research and development was:

  Expenditure (£ million)
2008-09 60
2009-10 68
2010-11 35

Final figures for 2011-12 will be available shortly. Spend in future years will depend on the evidence requirements identified to inform best delivery of policy and operational decision-making.

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