The Government has now banned the sale of the following items to consumers in England
Plastic straws (exemptions exist in catering / food / Licensed premises )
As a retailer, if you have stock of cotton buds / plastic straws, you may continue to sell them until 31/4/21.
In a licensed / catering environment, you can provide straws, but must not have them on display or freely available to the public. You cannot provide plastic cocktail stirrers.
For further details see this link