Aviation: Passenger Duty — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:45 pm on 23rd January 2012.

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Photo of Baroness Berridge Baroness Berridge Conservative 2:45 pm, 23rd January 2012

My Lords, one of the ways in which the system deals with anomalies is to divide large countries such as the Russian Federation into two APD bands. Why has it not been possible to have such a solution for the United States and Canada, which remain in one band and which creates the injustice that my noble friend Lady Benjamin referred to?