AMs reject 5p chewing gum levy

AMs have rejected the idea of charging a 5pence levy on every pack of chewing gum sold in Wales. It was the levy would help local councils with the costs of cleaning up chewing gum after it is thrown on the pavement. David Wood has been looking at the issue.

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Chewing gum proposal debate

The National Assembly will today debate a proposal to charge a 5p levy on chewing gum to help pay for the cost of cleaning it up.