Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

2 Sep 2014 | Alice Sharman

Tesco has announced the two charities that will benefit from their carrier bag levy in Scotland and Wales, following votes by 27,000 customers.


Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

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Great news, I have a terrible fondness for Sir Terry, he really has his heart in the right place, they fund some great stuff, their evaluation reporting really has become cutting edge.

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Barnardo's in the clear, says ASA

A television advertisement depicting a teenage girl running away from home, taking drugs and being sexually exploited does not violate broadcasting legislation, a recent ruling has found.

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