967. The Economic and Social Research Council.

The Economic and Social Research Council is a Council of UKRIA1

The Economic and Social Research Council was established by royal charter under the name of the Social Science Research Council1 and is a research council for purposes of the Science and Technology Act 19652. Its objects are: (1) to encourage and support by any means research in the social sciences by any other person3 or body4; (2) without prejudice to head (1), to provide and operate services for common use in carrying on such research