prevalence is likely to be higher in at-risk populations, in whom lead exposure may be a public health concern” Jo Churchill MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care.

we agree that raising public awareness of lead poisoning is important” Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England.

with the available data it has not been possible to identify a level of lead exposure that is not associated with some evidence of developmental toxicity in young children and in adults cardiovascular and kidney toxicity” Sarah Wilmshurst, Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries, Department of Health.

“We agree this is a very important topic with major public health implications” Jonathan Hill, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Reading