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Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Breastfeeding

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 29th November 2016.

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Photo of Alison Thewliss Alison Thewliss Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) facilities and (b) other support his Department provides for (i) visitors and (ii) staff for (A) lactating mothers and (B) the expressing of breast milk.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

Across the UK Estate we provide a range of rooms that can be used by nursing mothers and mothers wishing to express. Room options include our first aid rooms, wellbeing rooms which are private and any meeting room where there is adequate privacy. Expressed milk can be stored in any office refrigerator. Arrangements are set out in our FCO intranet pages.

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