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Water Fluoridation

EDM number 92 in 1991-92, proposed by Ivan Lawrence on 06/11/1991.

That this House, concerned at the further evidence which has emerged since the passage of the Water Fluoridation Act 1985, from a former principal dental officer for Auckland, that improvements in children's teeth are not closely related to water fluoridation, from a United States study of 84 geographical areas that fluoridation does not reduce tooth decay, from dentists, of discolouration of children's teeth occurring where water is fluoridated to permitted limits, of public fears of the consequences of the Camelford-type fluoride spillage, of the obvious reluctance of water undertakers to risk legal action for accidents without a copper-bottomed Government indemnity, and, aware also of the continuing widespread doubts amongst the public about the long-term safety of fluoride when the total amount ingested and the medical condition and the needs of the individual consumer are unknown, in addition to the serious infringement of individual rights involved in mass medication and the fact that no other country in the European Community, save the Republic of Ireland, artificially fluoridated its drinking water, now calls upon Her Majesty's Government to stop all further addition of this highly toxic chemical to the public drinking water supply in any area of the United Kingdom.

This motion has been signed by a total of 43 MPs.

Ivan Lawrence06/11/1991BurtonProposed
James Wray06/11/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Terry Lewis07/11/1991WorsleySigned
Andrew Faulds07/11/1991Warley EastSigned
Alan Williams07/11/1991Swansea WestSigned
Nicholas Winterton08/11/1991MacclesfieldSigned
William McKelvey11/11/1991Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Frank Cook11/11/1991Stockton NorthSigned
Martyn Jones12/11/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Ronnie Campbell12/11/1991Blyth ValleySigned
Peter Griffiths13/11/1991Portsmouth NorthSigned
Keith Vaz13/11/1991Leicester EastSigned
Ann Winterton13/11/1991CongletonSigned
William McCrea14/11/1991Mid UlsterSigned
Harry Greenway15/11/1991Ealing NorthSigned
Geraint Howells25/11/1991Ceredigion and Pembroke NorthSigned
Michael Morris26/11/1991Northampton SouthSigned
David Young26/11/1991Bolton South EastSigned
Malcolm Thornton26/11/1991CrosbySigned
Jimmy Dunnachie26/11/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
John Ward26/11/1991PooleSigned
Michael Colvin27/11/1991Romsey and WatersideSigned
Dennis Turner27/11/1991Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Richard Body27/11/1991Holland with BostonSigned
Nicholas Fairbairn27/11/1991Perth and KinrossSigned
Andrew Hunter27/11/1991BasingstokeSigned
Tony Benn27/11/1991ChesterfieldSigned
Michael Carr02/12/1991Ribble ValleySigned
David Blunkett02/12/1991Sheffield, BrightsideSigned
Tony Marlow02/12/1991Northampton NorthSigned
Dudley Smith03/12/1991Warwick & LeamingtonSigned
Raymond Powell05/12/1991OgmoreSigned
Andrew Bowden18/12/1991Brighton, KemptownSigned
Ken Maginnis19/12/1991Fermanagh & South TyroneSigned
Clifford Forsythe19/12/1991South AntrimSigned
Roy Beggs19/12/1991East AntrimSigned
David Trimble19/12/1991Upper BannSigned
Gwilym Jones13/01/1992Cardiff NorthSigned
Bill Cash13/01/1992StaffordSigned
Ralph Howell16/01/1992North NorfolkSigned
Kim Howells23/01/1992PontypriddSigned
Edward O'Hara05/02/1992Knowsley SouthSigned
Audrey Wise17/02/1992PrestonSigned

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