by Ruby Earle May 29th, 2018
Almost a quarter of a million of us have signed a petition calling for the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to “Introduce a tax (levy) on throwaway plastic”. This is one of the biggest ever environmental petitions to the Treasury!
On Wednesday 16th May Chair of the Environment Select Committee Mary Creagh MP, Nat from the plastic campaign group City to Sea and Ben and Denholm from the 38 Degrees staff team delivered the petition to the Treasury, urging them to act on plastic pollution.
50,000 38 Degrees members submitted directly to a Treasury consultation asking for:
The Treasury will now take a look at all the consultation responses they received and are due to report back in the coming months.