Thursday, September 23, 2004

BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Breastfeeding right up for debate
"A backbench MSP has urged the Scottish Parliament to back new laws which would make it a criminal offence to stop women breastfeeding in public. Under Elaine Smith's bill, businesses and public organisations could be fined up to £2,500 if they stop women from breastfeeding on their premises. The proposal has the backing of Health Minister Malcolm Chisholm and Holyrood's health committee. The issue is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday..."

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