§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list those areas in the United Kingdom where fluoride in water occurs naturally. 
§ Mr. Meacher
Fluoride occurs naturally in various parts of England and Wales. A map showing these areas has been placed in the Library.
Information about Scotland and Northern Ireland is the responsibility of my right hon. Friends the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland respectively.