Plastic bag charge hailed as a huge success

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Marks & Spencers' 5p charge on carrier bags has seen an 80% reduction in their use in the first year

Jim Royle of BBC's The Royle Family was scandalised at the thought of paying 5p for a carrier bag, but the introduction of charges for single-use bags has been a huge success, according to figures from...

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