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Air Passenger Duty

Treasury written question – answered on 28th January 2020.

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Photo of Rupa Huq Rupa Huq Labour, Ealing Central and Acton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the environmental effect of the Government’s decision to reduce airline duty across the aviation industry.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke The Exchequer Secretary

As announced on 14 January, HM Treasury is undertaking a review of Air Passenger Duty to ensure regional connectivity is strengthened while meeting the UK’s climate change commitments to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

The government takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously and uses a range of levers at its disposal, including spending, taxation and regulatory policy, to meet its climate and environmental objectives.

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