HC Deb 25 October 1982 vol 29 c315W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, in the light of the answer to the hon. Member for Newham, North-West on 1 July,Official Report,c. 385, giving the total sums allocated to the Fluoridation Society for the period 1974 to 1983 as £65,000 and the answer on 27 July,Official Report,c. 485, giving the figure of £71,000 for the same period, he will take steps to improve the general accounting efficiency of his Department.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

[pursuant to his reply,30 July 1982, c. 359–60]:The figure given on 1 July,Official Report,c. 385, was the result of a simple clerical error for which I have apologised to the hon. Member in subsequent correspondence.

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