BBC Wales – Plastic Straw Ban

Screenshot of BBC News interview with Rosie taken from BBC News Website

"The anti-plastic straw debate has enraged me because it has been one-sided. No-one has consulted disabled people."

Thalidomide Survivor Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds and Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson have spoken to BBC News - Wales about the recent plastic straw ban than many businesses have adopted in an attempt to reduce plastic going into our oceans. In a video interview Rosie says:

"It's a fundamental human right to be able to have a drink and to be able to drink it as and when you need to drink it, and to do it independently."

Read the full article and watch the videos with Rosie and Tanni on the BBC Website.