Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill passed
Date: 9th December 2020
Category: Basic Health and Welfare
MSPs unanimously voted to pass the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill, making Scotland the first country in the world to make it a legal right to access free period products.
Under the Bill:
- Scottish Government must set up a Scotland-wide scheme to allow anyone who needs period products to get them free of charge.
- Schools, colleges and universities must make a range of period products available for free in their toilets.
- Scottish Government will have the power to make other public bodies provide period products for free.
Discover more about the Bill here.