Mr. Bob Brown
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many jobs have been lost in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne, West, constituency, on Tyneside and in the Northern Region, respectively, during the last 12 months by the closure of factories, plant, etc.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
Information about the number of jobs lost is not available,288W of public water supplies; and what plans he now has for legislation in this matter.
§ Sir K. Joseph
Local health authorities already have the latest authoritative evidence from this country about the safety and effectiveness of fluoridation. I have no plans at present for legislation on the subject of fluoridation.