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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 2019 – 6 April 2020


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 2,473
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable carrier bags: £123.65
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £123.65
  • Net proceeds of the charge £98.92:
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £24.73 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: £24.73

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 2019 – 6 April 2020


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 8,370
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: £418.50
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £418.50
  • Net proceeds of the charge: £334.80
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £83.70 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: £83.70

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 2019 – 6 April 2020


  • Number of chargeable bags supplied: 205,464
  • Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: £10,273.20
  • Total amount received from the 5p charge: £10,273.20
  • Net proceeds of the charge: £8,561
  • Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £1,712.20. 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: £1,712.20

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

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