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Chancellor's budget to go green

The Chancellor is believed to be drawing up proposals to force retailers to introduce a plastic bag levy. Alistair Darlings first budget is to be announced next week and it is set to include a number of green measures including a new plastic bag tax, according to The Times. Last week, Gordon Brown urged supermarkets to introduce a levy for plastic bags by the end of the year and urged retailers to take radical action.Supermarket giant Asda has ...