House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd December 2013.

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Photo of Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made with research recommendation 5.2.9 from in the Medical Research Council report ‘Water fluoridation and health' in 2002 in respect of an updated analysis of data on fluoridation and cancer rates, and of exposure to fluoride as a possible risk factor for osteosarcoma.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Public Health England is currently working towards publishing a first report on the health effects of fluoridation by mid-March 2014, as required by legislation. This will be a publicly available document. Further reports will follow within four-yearly time periods in accordance with the timetable prescribed in legislation. This report will analyse the overall incidence of cancer, including specifically that of osteosarcoma, in relation to residence within a fluoridated area, taking into account confounding variables.

The Department's National Institute for Health Research welcomes funding applications for research into any aspect of human health, including water fluoridation. These applications are subject to peer review and judged in open competition, with awards being made on the basis of the scientific quality of the proposals made.

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Jane Birkby
Posted on 3 Dec 2013 11:28 pm (Report this annotation)

As usual this government try to cover up, evade and deny that Fluoridation causes health problems, and string out any investigation. Will the public be able to trust the results when they are published, given the extensive evidence in USA that fluoridation does indeed harm the body, and should never be ingested. Cancer is just one of the effects of this toxic poison, underactive thyroid, and cretinism are just two of the other effects. The Nazis studied fluoride in Auschwitz, and found that it calmed and dumbed down the population. This begs the question as to whether we have Nazis in our present government, and whether Britain has become a testing ground for further secret research, which is against the Nuremberg Agreement.

Jane Birkby
Posted on 4 Dec 2013 11:24 pm (Report this annotation)

On 21/3/2000, the Minister of Health was asked, by J. Gormley (Green Party), if, "chromium is present in hydrofluoslicic acid, the fluoridating agent imported from Holland used to facilitate fluoridation of drinking water?" Minister Martin replied that the acid fluoride "does not contain chromium".

FFW obtained a sample of this acid fluoride and had it chemically analysed at an independent laboratory in Dublin. This analysis confirmed our greatest fears, chromium is present and at similar levels as the arsenic also present. Minister Martin misled the Dail and the Irish people. This is misinformation at best or even fraudulent if Minister Martin is aware of the contaminants of this hazardous waste product of the fertiliser industry.

CAL Limited,

95 Merrion Square,

Dublin 2, Ireland.

Tel: 353 1 661 3033

Fax: 353 1 661 3399


Lab No. 23034

Sample Description: Hydrofluosilicic Acid

Date Reported: 14/08/2000


Calcium 51ppm

Magnesium 23.9ppm

Sodium 33.6ppm

Potassium 6.2ppm

Aluminium 2.1ppm

Boron 14ppb

Manganese 571ppb

Copper 90ppb

Zinc 523ppb

Phosphorus 26187ppm

Barium 168ppb

Iron 11.85ppm

Sulphur 134.9ppm

Arsenic 4826ppb

Cadmium 4ppb

Chromium 3763ppb

Mercury 5ppb

Nickel 1742ppb

Lead 15ppb

Selenium 2401ppb

Thallium <2ppb

Antimony 14ppb

Tin 4ppb

Cobalt 56ppb

Strontium 88ppb

Molybdenum 490ppb

Beryllium <2ppb

Vanadium 87ppb

According to the Irish Medicines Board, this hydrofluosilicic acid has never been proven safe or effective and not surprisingly is unregistered, unlicensed and not considered a medicine. So, what is it and why is it untested? Why are we drinking unmeasured, uncontrolled levels of this toxic cocktail without the freedom to make an informed choice? END

Paul McEvoy
Posted on 12 Dec 2013 10:53 pm (Report this annotation)

The penalty for sorcery is death and damnation. (Sorcery; translated from the Greek Pharmakia, meaning dealers in poison.)

We know your works; fear God.