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Air Passenger Duty

Treasury written question – answered on 10th February 2020.

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Photo of Steve Double Steve Double Conservative, St Austell and Newquay

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the effect of Air Passenger Duty on regional and international connectivity.

Photo of Steve Double Steve Double Conservative, St Austell and Newquay

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of Air Passenger Duty on the financial viability of routes and airlines.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke The Exchequer Secretary

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

HM Treasury is engaging with relevant departments as part of this review.

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