Government snubs latte levy in favour of voluntary commitments

Madeleine Cuff
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Government backs cup discounts over charges

In response to MPs' calls for 25p charge on disposable coffee cups government insists voluntary action from industry is best way to cut waste

The government has been accused of offering "warm words but no real action" after it dismissed MPs' calls to add a 25 pence charge to disposable coffee cups as part of a plan to cut waste. The Environmental...

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