New Clause 7 - Review of multipliers used to calculate higher rates of air passenger duty

Finance Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 5 February 2024.

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“(1) The Chancellor of the Exchequer must, at the next fiscal event, publish a review of the multipliers used to calculate higher rates of air passenger duty for each destination band.

(2) This review must propose options for introducing a multiplier to link the higher rate and the reduced rate within the domestic band.

(3) The Chancellor must, at the next fiscal event, make clear what changes, if any, he will implement as a result of this review.”—(James Murray.)

This new clause would require the Chancellor to publish a review of the multipliers used to calculate the higher rates of air passenger duty, and to propose options for introducing a multiplier to link the higher rate and the reduced rate within the domestic band.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 72 Finance Bill Report Stage: New Clause 7

Aye: 183 MPs

No: 288 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

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No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

The House divided: Ayes 182, Noes 289.

Question accordingly negatived.