To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what information was made available to(a) water authorities and (b) his Department to consumers prior to May 1988 on the risks associated with the addition of aluminium components to water.
§ Mr. Moynihan
Consumers who requested information have been told that current aluminium concentrations in water supplies are not a health risk. I also refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend, the Member for Bolton, North-East (Mr. Thurnham) on 17 June, at column360.