To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what amount her 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.
The total amount the Department for Education and its agencies has spent on formal research and development in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion such spending was of total Departmental spending, can be found in the table below:
Research Spend Actual (£M)
Research expenditure as a proportion of total Departmental expenditure
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/re-reference-tables.html?edition=tcm%3A77-352137. The figures we have supplied for research spend for the financial year 2013/14 have already been supplied to the ONS as part of the 2014 Government Research and Development Survey. This survey has yet to be published.