To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer
(1) what research his Department has conducted to assess the impact of air passenger duty on the economy;
(2) if he will consider the All Party Parliamentary Group on Aviation's inquiry into Aviation policy and air passenger duty and the recommendation that the wider effect of air passenger duty on the UK economy be reviewed.
The Government undertook an extensive consultation on air passenger duty last year. The consultation gathered views and evidence from stakeholders, which included views on the impact of APD. Over 500 responses were received from a wide range of stakeholders. The Government published their response to the consultation, including a summary of views received, on
The Government have noted the recommendations of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Aviation inquiry. Given that we recently completed a comprehensive consultation on the subject, we have no plans for further review. However, we will continue to monitor the situation.