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UK is still ‘committed’ to 2.4% R&D target pledge


Government insists key R&D commitments are still intact, despite breaking other manifesto promises

The government has insisted it remains committed to its R&D targets, despite breaking other key manifesto pledges.

The confirmation of the commitment comes ahead of a three-year spending review on 27 October, which chancellor Rishi Sunak said would prioritise delivering an “infrastructure and innovation revolution, and cementing the UK as a scientific superpower”.

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