Air Departure Tax (Update)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 5th October 2017.

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The cabinet secretary mentioned that state-aid solutions would not apply to Inverness airport. The UK Government stated that it would consider alternatives, but it has not presented sufficient options. Does the cabinet secretary agree that the UK Government forgetting to flag the Highlands and Islands exemption to the EU is symptomatic of the UK Government forgetting the Highlands and Islands for centuries?