To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money they provided for research and development to the (1) aerospace industry, (2) steel industry, and (3) manufacturing sector overall, in (a) 2010, and (b) 2020.
The numbers below are taken from the Office for National Statistics survey of Business Enterprise R&D on what industry reported it received as public funding, by product. They do not include support through R&D tax credits; nor do they completely cover all public R&D expenditure which may be directly or indirectly related to particular products. The figures below are available for 2010, and the latest numbers are for 2019 (with the next update due later this year).
The reported figures for 2010 were:
The reported figures for 2019 were: