Funding for free provision of sanitary products in schools, colleges and universities

August 24, 2018

Commenting on the announcement that the Scottish Government is to fund the free provision of sanitary products at schools, colleges and universities, Scottish Labour MSP Monica Lennon, who is bringing forward a Member’s Bill to create a statutory duty for free provision of  period products, said: “This is another great step forward in the campaign against period poverty. “Access…

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Councils back Monica Lennon MSP call for Tourist Tax

June 27, 2018

Scotland’s local government umbrella group has joined Labour MSP Monica Lennon in calling for councils to have the power to set a Tourist Tax. The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) is the latest in a series of organisations to back the proposal. Scotland’s public services are under increased strain, and a tourist tax could…

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Free Sanitary Products in Scottish Government

June 5, 2018

The head of the civil service has agreed to provide free sanitary products in all government buildings, in response to Monica Lennon MSP’s campaign to end period poverty. Labour MSP Monica Lennon lobbied government bosses to set an example for other Scottish employers. It comes after the Scottish Parliament rolled out a free sanitary products…

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Labour campaign to end child burial fees adopted by Scottish Government

May 30, 2018

The Scottish Government have announced that they will end child burial fees, after calls from Scottish Labour to make funds available to councils to enable them to do this. Monica Lennon MSP had previously written to Scottish Government Ministers for Communities Angela Constance MSP to ask her to consider the scheme. Commenting on the announcement,…

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Monica Lennon calls on more community rights in the planning system

May 29, 2018

Monica Lennon MSP has called on the Scottish Government to listen to the public and hand communities more rights in the planning process. Monica has called on the Government to overhaul its Planning Bill to deliver real change for communities and to drive up the quality of development. Scottish Labour is putting forward a package…

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