Air Departure Tax (Update)

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

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Photo of Derek Mackay Derek Mackay Scottish National Party

Members will be able to tell from my statement and from the correspondence that I have had with the UK Government that it is very reluctant to seek notification. That suggests to me that it is concerned about compliance, which is why it is trying to pass the cost to the people of Scotland. That is a sacrifice that we should not be willing to make.