979. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

979.     The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is a Council of UKRI1.

The Secretary of State2 may defray out of money provided by Parliament3 any expenses which, with Treasury consent, he may incur in carrying on or supporting scientific research or the dissemination of the results of scientific research4, in furthering the practical application of the results of scientific research5, and in making payments in respect of remuneration, allowances or pension benefits payable to or in respect of members of any advisory body established for the purposes of assisting him