Minister gets it wrong on bags
Published 10/09/2013 | 01:30
HAVING just listened to the Environment Minister trying to justify the imposition of the 5p bag tax on paper bags, I had to laugh when he said that there were environmental impacts in their manufacture.
All manufacturing has these impacts. To take this to a logical conclusion, all manufacturing should be banned. Go back to the caves. But don't light a fire – it produces carbon dioxide.