HC Deb 13 June 1996 vol 279 c285W
Mr. Donohoe

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if the approval of both a health board and the relevant water authority in an area is necessary before the introduction of fluoride to public water supplies. [32407]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Section 1 of the Water (Fluoridation) Act 1985 provides that a statutory water undertaker may, where a health authority has made an application to it to do so, increase the fluoride content of the water supplied by it within the area specified in the application.

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