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Amendment of the Law

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:43 pm on 23rd March 2011.

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Photo of William McCrea William McCrea DUP, South Antrim 2:43 pm, 23rd March 2011

Does my hon. Friend agree that the Chancellor missed a vital opportunity for the Northern Ireland economy today? Does my hon. Friend think it right that a £7.5 billion loan from the British Exchequer to the Government of the Irish Republic should be used to enable that Government to abolish air passenger duty, which in turn gives them an unprecedented competitive edge on flights, bearing in mind that it impacts on my constituency and the international airport in it?