53. Air Passenger Duty (Rates of Duty from 1 April 2013)

– in the House of Commons at 9:46 pm on 25th March 2013.

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Question put,

That—

(1) Section 30 of the Finance Act 1994 (air passenger duty: rates of duty) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (3)—

(a) in paragraph (a) for “£65” substitute “£67”, and

(b) in paragraph (b) for “£130” substitute “£134”.

(3) In subsection (4)—

(a) in paragraph (a) for “£81” substitute “£83”, and

(b) in paragraph (b) for “£162” substitute “£166”.

(4) In subsection (4A)—

(a) in paragraph (a) for “£92” substitute “£94”, and

(b) in paragraph (b) for “£184” substitute “£188”.

(5) The amendments made by this Resolution have effect in relation to the carriage of passengers beginning on or after 1 April 2013.

And it is declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

The House divided:

Ayes 293, Noes 16.

Division number 199

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Aye

No

Question accordingly agreed to.