Political News Updates

11.06.2014

Prisoners: Sanitary Protection

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what types and brands of sanitary products female prisoners are able to purchase from the National Product List; and what the cost of each such product is. [199603]

Simon Hughes: Female prisoners can purchase the following sanitary products from the National Product List:

Sanitary pads—Always Ultra Normal 32s—price £2.69
Sanitary towels—Tena Lady Normal 12s—price £2.69

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what types and brands of sanitary products are provided to female prisoners free of charge. [199604]

Simon Hughes: All prisons across the female custodial estate provide Interlude tampons and sanitary towels to women free of charge.