Oral Contribution: 3rd July, 2019
Oral Contributions: 3rd July, 2019
Oral Contribution: 1st July, 2019
EDM Supported: 27th June, 2019
That this House welcomes the Safe Inside report from the Joint Unions in Prisons Alliance, a coalition of nine national trades unions representing the majority of prison staff; is concerned by the health and safety emergency revealed by this report, with a quarter of prison officers, educators, nurses, administrative workers, cleaners and other staff surveyed personally experiencing physical violence in the last year, while half had been exposed to new psychoactive substances such as Spice...
EDM Supported: 25th June, 2019
That this house welcomes the Government's announcement of period poverty funding which will fight stigma around menstruation and provide free period products in primary and secondary schools across England; notes that 4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used in the UK every year and an estimated 2.5 million tampons and 1.4 million sanitary towels are flushed down the toilet every day; is concerned that the period poverty funding could be spent on brands which contain up to 90% plastic that ends up in landfill and the sea and takes centuries to break down; is gravely concerned that marine wildlife is at serious risk from plastic pollution with our oceans at crisis point...