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Air Passenger Duty

Treasury written question – answered on 12th December 2011.

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Photo of Brian H Donohoe Brian H Donohoe Labour, Central Ayrshire

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the likely amount of air passenger duty paid per passenger journey to (a) the Caribbean and (b) Hawaii following implementation of his planned reforms to air passenger duty.

Photo of Henry Smith Henry Smith Conservative, Crawley

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether passengers from UK airports flying to the Caribbean or Hawaii will pay more air passenger duty following his reforms to the duty.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Conservative, Blackpool North and Cleveleys

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he proposes that passengers from UK airports flying to the Caribbean will pay more air passenger duty (APD) than passengers flying to Hawaii following his planned reform of APD.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Air passenger duty (APD) rates for 2012-13, which take effect from 1 April 2012, were published at the Autumn Statement. The rates are set out in Table 1 of the document entitled ‘Tables Confirming Tax and Tax Credit Rates and Thresholds for 2012-13’, which is available on the HM Treasury website at:

www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/as2011_documents.htm

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