Plastic bag charge a 'complete mess'
Date published: 23rd February 2014
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) says the current proposals are "unnecessarily complicated".
Their report says that bans in Ireland and Wales were simpler and have significantly reduced the impact of plastic bags on the environment.
Over eight billion disposable carrier bags are used in England every year.
Last September, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced plans for a single use plastic bag charge in England that would come into effect after the 2015 election.To continue reading click here