10p plastic bag charge to come into force on 21 May
The single-use carrier bag charge, which has seen a 95% cut in plastic bag sales in major supermarkets since 2015, will be increased from 5p to 10p and extended to all businesses in England from 21 May to help drive down sales further.
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