§ Mr. Gareth Wardell
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will issue a definitive circular on fluoridation.
§ Mr. Dorrell
The fluoridation of water supplies is a matter for local decision. Procedural guidance was issued674W to health authorities in 1987, HC(87)18, a copy of which is available in the Library. There are no plans to issue any further guidance at present.