Science 'stripped to the bone' say Lords

Bown, William
March 1991
New Scientist;3/30/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1762, p9
Reveals that the House of Lords science select committee has reached the conclusion that British science needs and additional 12-million pounds in government funding to prevent immediate damage to research. Lord Flowers' worry about the decision of the Science and Research Council to halve grants for new research; Cabinet minister Kenneth Clark's comments about the lack of a crisis in science funding; Forecasted inflation levels according to Great Britain's Treasury, suggesting science has been cut even by the government's calculations.


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