HC Deb 06 July 1964 vol 698 c25W
63. Mr. Charles A. Howell

asked the Minister of Health what new evidence his Department or the Medical Research Council have received on the effects of fluoridation of drinking water; to what extent this indicates that fluoridation is a harmful process; and if he will issue a directive to all local health authorities advising them of the dangers to health in fluoridation of water supplies.

Mr. Braine

Neither my Department nor the Medical Research Council has received any evidence which would cause us to doubt the safety of fluoridation. The last part of the question does not therefore arise.