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Bag tax proposals welcomed by Greens - COMMENT UPDATE

Proposals for a 10p tax on plastic bags in the capital from London Councils have been welcomed by London Assembly Green Party member Darren Johnson but he said alternative to the bags must be considered. London Councils has called on the Government to introduce the tax or even ban plastic bags altogether. The London Local Authorities Bill, which includes the tax proposals, is due to go to Parliament in November. Johnson has asked Mayor of London Ken Livingstone to back the proposal ...