Given that the levy is going ahead it shold be as high as possible, even 20p. The levy should not apply to materials shuch as paper that biodegrade. Environmental awareness messages should be put on all one use bags like they have on cigarettes, such as 'did you know it costs the tax payer 50p to clear up every bag thrown away' ; 'did you know plastic bags in the enviroment can kill wildlife'; 'Single use bags contribute to over 70% of the litter found in our parks and coutryside' etc etc

by: Andy Bridge

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