HL Deb 16 December 2002 vol 642 c75WA
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

asked Her Majesty's Govnerment:

What financial contributions they have made to the British Fluoridation Society since 1999–2000; why they have made any such contributions; and whether they intend to make any contributions in the future. [HL517]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

The Department of Health made grants of £80,000 for 2000–01, £82,000 for 2001–02 and £84,050 for 2002–03 to enable the British Fluoridation Society to maintain an information base on water fluoridation and give advice on the technical aspects of water fluoridation and its effects on oral and general health. The level of support for 2003–04 will be decided early next year.