MSP’ s call for free san­i­tary goods backed

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - NEWS -

Trade unions and char­i­ties have sig­nalled their sup­port for leg­is­la­tion to pro­vide free san­i­tary prod­ucts as a na­tion­wide con­sul­ta­tion draws to a close.

Labour MSP Mon­ica Len­non’s pro­posed mem­ber’s bill aimed at end­ing pe­riod poverty would place a le­gal duty on Scot­tish min­is­ters to en­sure there is free ac­cess to san­i­tary prod­ucts in Scot­land, in­clud­ing in schools, col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties.

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