Defra seeks views on extended carrier bag charge

The government is consulting on plans to increase the minimum charge for retailers issuing single-use carrier bags to 10p, as well as extending the charge to cover smaller shops.


Introduced in October 2015 – the charge was aimed at reducing the number of single-use bags issued by retailers – in line with similar measures put in place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.




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