Air Transport (Public Subsidies)

Transport written question – answered on 9th June 2005.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the total amount of public subsidy given to passenger air services was in the United Kingdom in the last financial year.

Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The total amount of subsidy for passenger air services in the UK in the last financial year was £2,320,720. All of this was in support of lifeline air services in Scotland and was provided either by the Scottish Executive or the Islands Councils.

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