Period Equality APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To brief parliamentarians, provide a forum in Parliament and work in collaboration with charities and NGOs, to ensure free period products are easily available in educational settings and other public venues.

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Recent Documents related to Period Equality

1. Northern Ireland Office Statutory Equality and Good Relations Duties Annual Progress Report April 2019 – March 2020.
10/05/2021 - Northern Ireland Office
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Found: Statutory Equality and Good Relations Duties Annual Progress Report April 2019 March

2. Ofqual equalities report 2021
10/06/2021 - Ofqual
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Found: duties in relation to equality, both as a regulator and an employer. It covers the period from January to December

3. Impact assessment: Period products scheme: impact assessment
14/06/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: Assessment for the scheme to provide access to period products in education institutions in England

4. Food Standards Agency Diversity Report 2019
17/09/2021 - Food Standards Agency
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Found: presents a high-level summary and overview of equality data, including workforce profiles and monitoring

5. Food Standards Agency Diversity Report 2020
17/09/2021 - Food Standards Agency
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Found: presents a high-level summary and overview of equality data, including workforce profiles and monitoring

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Period Equality

1. Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Section 75 —Designation of Public Authority) Order 2020
08/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: United Kingdom and Gibraltar after the transition period. Consequently, the IMA was established under the - Speech Link
2: applying to Northern Ireland but focused on ensuring equality for European citizens’ rights. In that context - Speech Link
3: Northern Ireland that are enjoyed, with respect to equality of opportunity, across the United Kingdom, with - Speech Link

2. Women in the Commonwealth: Trade and Investment
11/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Commonwealth’s charter, which recognises that gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are essential - Speech Link
2: development goals, particularly goal 5 on gender equality. The Commonwealth is an especially unique forum - Speech Link
3: already done on trade and investment and gender equality. I am thinking specifically of the SheTrades Commonwealth - Speech Link

3. Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill (Second sitting)
29/06/2021 - Public Bill Committees

1: Northern Ireland Office both before and during the period of the collapse of the Executive. In your view - Speech Link
2: Jonathan. I spent many long hours over that three-year period in your company, and thankfully we got there in - Speech Link
3: lasted roughly 12 to 16 weeks. I think that sort of period of time provides a reasonable window in which to - Speech Link

4. Education: Gender Equality
10/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Government what plans they have to make gender equality education a statutory part of the curriculum. - Speech Link
2: scope within the school curriculum to teach gender equality through literature, history and citizenship. Schools - Speech Link
3: everything they did in the classroom through a gender-equality lens. It took a whole-school approach, with training - Speech Link

5. Trade Bill (Seventh sitting)
25/06/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: criteria in subsection (3) or (4) after the end of the period of five years beginning with IP completion day - Speech Link
2: of—(a) the period of five years beginning with IP completion day (“the initial five year period”), or(b) - Speech Link
3: may not extend the initial five year period or any subsequent period beyond the day which falls ten years - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Period Equality
1. Period Poverty
asked by: Alex Davies-Jones
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle period poverty.

2. Period Poverty
asked by: Sarah Champion
... what progress the Government's period poverty taskforce has made in its objectives since (a) that taskforce was established and (b) the start of the Parliamentary session.

3. Period Poverty
asked by: Sarah Champion
... what steps her Department is taking to continue the work of the Period Poverty Taskforce; and when future plans for that taskforce are planned to be announced.

4. Period Poverty
asked by: Sarah Champion
... whether period poverty will be addressed in the Government's women’s health strategy; and what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of bringing forward policies to tackle period poverty in the devolved nations.

5. Period Poverty
asked by: Christian Matheson
... (b) private and (c) third sector organisations to tackle period poverty.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 16th December 2020
70 APPG Memberships
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Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ruth Cadbury MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8590.


No benefits in kind are on record for the Period Equality APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Period Equality APPG