§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what research his Department has commissioned into the effect upon humans of water supplies containing levels of aluminium in excess of the level stated in EEC directives.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Departments take note of research carried out by the water industry and other bodies and obtain the advice of a specialist medical committee on health aspects. Research into the effects of aluminium in drinking water has not been commissioned directly by the Scottish Office.