Stores in Breach of Trading Standards Regarding Single Use Plastic Ban

1) The number of businesses who were found in breach between its implementation on 1 October 2023 and 31 March 2024 The key search terms I am seeking in relation to the type of business are; convenience store, corner shop, grocery store, supermarket, newsagent, symbol group, tobacconist, off licence and independent retailer. 2) The items they were found in breach of selling; single-use plastic plates, trays, bowls, balloon sticks, cutlery and polystyrene cups/food containers. 3) The punishment or penalty for the breach.

FOI Reference : 1399417
Received Date: 09/04/2024