Deliver the increase in government investement in research and development as promised in the [2016] Autumn Statement: Pending
The aim is that overall, the UK will meet the current OECD average for investment in R&D that is, 2.4 per cent of GDP within ten years, with a longer-term goal of three per cent.

The government's latest R&D expenditure plans, set forward in the 2016 Autumn Statement, suggest they will have spent an additional £2 billion more than existing spending in 2016 suggested they would by 2020.

Category: Economy
Source: Manifesto - Page 19
Reference 1: Autumn Statement 2016



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