Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cotton Bud sales banned
From October 1, 2020 a restriction on the supply of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton-buds came into force in England.
Defra have published draft guidance on these Regulations which explains the use of civil sanctions
To accompany the enforcement guidance, they have also published an FAQ document
Defra guidance for businesses https://www.gov.uk/guidance/straws-cotton-buds-and-drink-stirrers-ban-rules-for-businesses-in-england