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BRC criticises London's plastic bag tax plan

The British Retail Consortium has slammed plans for a tax on plastic carrier bags in London, attacking the capital's local authorities for their 'ignorance'. London's 33 councils have proposed a 10p charge on each plastic bag used. The BRC said plastic bags comprise only 1% of the total waste in landfill sites.