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CAA Funding

Volume 447: debated on Monday 12 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what criteria were used in determining Government policy on the funding of the Civil Aviation Authority; and if he will make a statement. (75742)

It has been the policy of successive Governments that the aviation industry should be independently regulated, by the Civil Aviation Authority, and that the costs of regulation should be borne by the industry and not by the taxpayer.