§ Mr. Lawrence
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what grants have been made to the Fluoridation Society by his Department over each of the last five years; and what is the proposed grant for 1983–84.
§ Mr. John Patten
Annual grants made to the Fluoridation Society over the last five years under section 64 of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 were as follows:
£ 1978–79 5,500 1979–80 5,500 1980–81 11,000 1981–82 14,000 1982–83 15,000
The level of grant to be made in the present financial year is under consideration.