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Two hundred and fifteen million fewer carrier bags have been used just the once, since the 5 pence levy was introduced according to the environment minister. That's a drop of 72 per cent. These are the first set of official figures since charging for si

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Two hundred and fifteen million fewer carrier bags have been used just the once, since the 5 pence levy was introduced according to the environment minister. That's a drop of 72 per cent. These are the first set of official figures since charging for single-use carrier bags began last April. Keiron Tourish has more details.