Air Passenger Duty

Treasury written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Sylvia Hermon Sylvia Hermon Independent, North Down

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his oral contribution of 29 October 2018, Official Report, column 665, who the members will be of the working group that will be established to progress plans for short-haul air passenger duty devolution; and what criteria will be used to appoint those members.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

The Budget announced that, following the call for evidence on ‘VAT, Air Passenger Duty and Tourism in Northern Ireland’, the government will establish a technical working group to explore further the practical and legal challenges to changing APD in Northern Ireland.

Further details, including the membership of the group, will be announced in due course.

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