To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to tackle period poverty.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
12 January 2021
The Government Equalities Office has responsibility for the period poverty taskforce. The Department of Health and Social Care, along with other Government departments, is committed to tackling period poverty. To support this, NHS England announced in March 2019 that it will offer period products to every hospital patient who needs them.