25 Jun 2009

Kicked in the teeth

Anger as Government refuses to review decision to put fluoride in our tap water
Report by Jon Reeve
GOVERNMENT ministers have ignored pleas from thousands of Hampshire residents to look again at controversial plans to fluoridate their tap water.
In what has been branded "a kick in the teeth", ministers have said they will not step in to re-examine the move.
Health minister Ann Keen said the government remained firmly in favour of fluoridation to improve people's dental health.
Her comments come just a month after Hampshire Against Fluoridation campaigners delivered a 15,300 signature petition to the Prime Minister calling for him to take action

• For the full story see pages 2&3,(Daily Echo)

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