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The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 202: islands communities screening assessment

The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Amendment Regulations Islands Communities Screening Assessment 2021.

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The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 202: islands communities screening assessment
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1 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/war-on-plastic-waste-stepped-up-with-extension-of-plastic-bag-charge

2 Circular Economy Consultation Analysis

3 The questions were: (i) Do you agree with the proposal to increase the minimum charge on single-use carrier bags from 5p to 10p? (306 respondents (77 organisations and 229 individuals); and (ii) Do you agree that the initial 5p minimum charge on single-use carrier bags has had a positive impact on the environment? (305 respondents (80 organisations and 225 individuals)

4 The question was: Taking into account the accompanying Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA), are there any additional likely impacts the proposals contained in this consultation may have on particular groups of people, with reference to the ‘protected characteristics’ listed above? (230 respondents - 75 organisations and 155 individuals)


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