Medical Research Council cancer funding down by a third since 2010


Spending by the Medical Research Council (MRC) on cancer research has fallen by a third since David Cameron became prime minister, according to figures released on Thursday.

The amount spent by the organisation on projects relating to the treatment of cancer has fallen from a peak of £112m in 2011 to £76.2m in 2014, according to the data released by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/24/medical-research-council-cancer-funding-down-by-a-third-since-2010

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