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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS welcomes exemption option in Scottish deposit return scheme

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed further detail from the Scottish Government on the proposed regulations for the introduction of a deposit return scheme, which includes plans to allow retailers to apply for exemptions.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Government consults again on deposit return scheme

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the Government to ensure that it fully considers the long-term costs and implications of a deposit return scheme after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) committed to further consultation on the issue.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS calls for rethink on bottle deposit return proposals

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged environment secretary Michael Gove to re-think his support for an “all-in” deposit return scheme in England and Wales.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.9367.90138.13126.75
East Midlands130.73139.73126.64
London130.73139.60127.04
North East129.5562.90137.10125.31
North West129.9963.90138.40126.48
Northern Ireland128.05133.57124.33
Scotland130.6059.30137.24126.23
South East131.4566.90139.66127.42
South West130.7674.90137.94126.68
Wales129.84136.06125.42
West Midlands130.4059.90137.63126.57
Yorkshire & Humber130.02139.47126.29

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