Five pence charge due to be introduced by October 2015 in a bid to tackle waste, reports Daily Mail
Today's Queen's Speech will reportedly confirm government plans to start charging shoppers for single-use carrier bags in a bid to cut down on the plastic waste that blights Europe's seas and harms wildlife....
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More than 850,000 voters backed the Green Party, as the Party's support surged
European Council endorses goal of building a 'climate neutral EU', despite continuing Polish objections