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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of the litter problem caused by wrappings from fast-food outlets, they will consider imposing a tax on such outlets to cover the cost of retrieving and disposing of that litter.
There are no plans at present to impose a tax on fast-food outlets to cover the cost of retrieving and disposing of wrappings litter.
However, local authorities do have powers to prosecute or fine food retail outlets that fail to clean up accumulations of litter outside of their premises.
The Government also believe that behaviour change is a vital element in overcoming the issue of littering, and is working closely with the charity Keep Britain Tidy, for example through the Love Where You Live campaign funded by business.