Schedule 23 — Air Passenger Duty

Diabetes Prevention (Soft Drinks) – in the House of Commons at 9:05 pm on 18th April 2012.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 524
    A majority of MPs voted against devolving responsibility for Air Passenger Duty to the Scottish Parliament.

Amendment proposed: 61, page 536, line 17, at end insert—

‘(1) The Scotland Act, Schedule 5, section A1 (exceptions) is amended as follows:

(2) After ‘rates)’, insert—

“(1) Air Passenger Duty on all flights that are—

(a) originating from an airport or aerodrome in Scotland and,

(b) not part of a connecting flight from—

(i) a domestic UK airport or aerodrome, or

(ii) a territory specified in Part 1 of Schedule 5A of the Finance Act 1994.”’.—(Mr MacNeil.)

The Committee divided:

Ayes 9, Noes 312.

Division number 524 Finance Bill — Schedule 23 — Air Passenger Duty

A majority of MPs voted against devolving responsibility for Air Passenger Duty to the Scottish Parliament.

Aye: 9 MPs

No: 312 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 325 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

Schedule 23 agreed to

The occupant of the Chair left the Chair (Programme Order, 16 April).

The Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

Progress reported; Committee to sit again tomorrow.