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Fluoride: Drinking Water

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 7222, tabled on 25 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the planned timescale is for adding fluoride to all drinking water.

Answered on

3 June 2021

The Government is planning to announce measures in the forthcoming Health and Care Bill to make it easier to introduce new fluoridation schemes. However, any plans for expansion would be subject to the passage of the Bill, funding being agreed and consultation.