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No coffee cup tax

No coffee cup tax

The chancellor announces a new tax on the manufacture and import of plastic packaging that contains less than 30% recycled plastic.

Philip Hammond says the government will consult on the detail and implementation timetable.

However, he says it has no plans to introduce a levy on disposable plastic cups: “I have concluded that a tax in isolation would not, at this point, deliver a decisive shift from disposable to reusable cups across all beverage types.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/business-45991505