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Scotland awaits bag-tax decision

Businesses were seriously concerned that a tax on carrier bags would go ahead as a Scottish Member of Parliaments consultation on the idea closed today.Fourteen packaging firms were worried enough to meet at Glasgow Airport and declare their opposition to the levy proposed by Liberal Democrat Mike Pringle.The Carrier Bag Consortium (CBC) attended that meeting and convinced the companies there were no environmental benefits to the tax.So all parties agreed ...

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