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The latest carrier bag records from Toolstation sales for Wales, Scotland and England can be found below:

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (Wales) Regulations 2010

Record for the period 7 April 2020 – 7 April 2021


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 3,228
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable carrier bags: £161.40
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £161.40
  • Net proceeds of the charge £134.50:
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £26.98 between the amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:

  • Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags: £0
  • Cost incurred informing the public about the charge: £0
  • Compliance cost: £0
  • VAT: £26.98

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support – the chosen charity of Toolstation.

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014

Record for the period 7 April 2020 – 7 April 2021


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 11,019
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: £550.95
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £550.95
  • Net proceeds of the charge: £458.83
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £92.12 between the total amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:


  • Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags: £0
  • Cost incurred informing the public about the charge £0
  • Compliance costs: £0
  • VAT: £92.12

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support – the chosen charity of Toolstation.

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (England) Order 2015

Record for the period 7 April 2020 – 7 April 2021


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 263,654
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: £13,182.70
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £13,182.70
  • Net proceeds of the charge: £10,985.58
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £2,197.12 between the total amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:

  • Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags: £0
  • Costs incurred informing the public about the charge: £0
  • Compliance costs: £0
  • VAT: £2,197.12

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support – the chosen charity of Toolstation.

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