977. The Economic and Social Research Council.

977.     The Economic and Social Research Council.

The Economic and Social Research Council is a Council of UKRI1.

The Economic and Social Research Council was established by royal charter under the name of the Social Science Research Council2 and is a research council for purposes of the Science and Technology Act 19653. Its objects are: (1) to encourage and support by any means research in the social sciences by any other person4 or body5; (2) without prejudice to head (1), to provide and operate services for common use in carrying on