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Volume 828: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much time has been spent by his Chief Medical Officer in broadcasting matter connected with fluoridation; whether fees were received for such broadcasts; and whether these broadcasts were made with his authority.

He has spent no time broadcasting specifically on fluoridation. He referred to it once incidentally in an interview as one of the opportunities for promoting better health. This broadcast had my approval. He accepts no fees for broadcasting.