969. UKRI's research and innovation strategy.

969.     UKRI's research and innovation strategy.

UKRI1 must, if requested to do so by the Secretary of State, prepare a strategy (a 'research and innovation strategy') for the exercise of its functions2 during the period specified in the request, and submit the strategy to the Secretary of State for approval3.

Where UKRI publishes a research and innovation strategy, it must arrange for each Council4 to prepare a strategic delivery plan5, which is a plan setting out the Council's proposals for the exercise by the Council, during the period to which the plan