Proposal 035 - Heledd Fychan MS

Published 06/09/2021   |   Last Updated 12/10/2023   |   Reading Time minutes

The following is a proposal for a Member Bill tabled during the Sixth Senedd:

Proposing Member:

Heledd Fychan MS

Title of the proposed Bill:

Free Provision of Period Products (Wales) Bill

Policy Objectives of the proposed Bill:

The purpose of the Bill would be to:

  1. Ensure that everyone in Wales who menstruates can have reasonably convenient access to period products, free of charge, as and when they are required. This includes visitors to Wales for the duration of their stay.
  2. Give the Welsh Government the power to ensure that devolved Welsh authorities provide free period products by law;
  3. Ensure that schools, colleges and universities offer a range of period products available for free, in their toilets including reusable products.
  4. Build upon the work being done by Welsh Government and ensure that current provisions are enshrined in law.