HC Deb 16 July 1962 vol 663 c7W
55. Mrs. Butler

asked the Minister of Health what arrangements he is making to follow up the examination at later ages of the teeth of children living in Watford, Anglesey and Kilmarnock, to determine the long-term effects on teeth of the addition of fluoride to drinking wtaer.

Mr. Powell

It is the intention to follow this up.

Mr. Mapp

asked the Minister of Health if he will now approve schemes tor the fluoridation of water supplies in areas where it is felt to be desirable by the appropriate local authority and health executive.

Mr. Powell

I would refer the horn. Member to my reply to the hon. Mem-bar for Greenock (Dr. Dickson Mabon) on 9th July.