HC Deb 18 July 1983 vol 46 c32W
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.