Shopping Bags

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-11-12
Session date: 
November 12, 2008
Reference: 
2008/2517
Question By: 
Gareth Bacon
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Does the Mayor agree with London Councils that the Government's proposals on single use shopping bags in the Climate Change Bill do not go far enough, and do not specify when, or even if, action will be taken, and what form that action will take? Does the Mayor support London Councils' proposals, including a timetable for action and guaranteeing a minimum charge for single use shopping bags?

Answer

Answer for Shopping Bags

Answer for Shopping Bags

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I fully support London Council's proposal and agree that the government should do more.