Period Product Act

Celebrating ‘VAT Victory’ for Period Pants Campaigners

Monica has reacted to the UK Government’s move to abolish the tax on reusable period pants. This comes after Monica  wrote to Rishi Sunak as Chancellor of the Exchequer multiple times in 2021 requesting an exemption on all menstrual supplies from VAT. She comments, “This is a huge milestone for the menstrual justice movement and …

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Monica calls for UK Government to Rethink VAT on Period Pants

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Since 2021, Monica Lennon  has been campaigning the UK Government to scrap the 20% VAT applied to reusable period pants, which she describes as ‘ridiculous’ and ‘unfair’. She then met with representatives from HM Treasury earlier this year to discuss the possibility of rethinking the policy. “If we want people to switch to products that …

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Monica Lennon Delivers Talk In World Famous Cambridge Debating Chamber

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This weekend, Monica Lennon spoke to Cambridge University students about her experience of introducing world-leading legislation (Period Products Free Provision Act 2021). The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act 2021, spearheaded by Monica Lennon which came into force last year made it mandatory for all public institutions to provide period products free of charge to …

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