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Air Passenger Duty

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he plans to announce the opening of the consultation period on his announced changes to air passenger duty. (159300)

The Government are currently consulting informally with stakeholders and will publish a formal consultation document at the start of the new year.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the effect on tax revenue of his recent announcement on changes to the structure of air passenger duty. (159827)

Details are set out in the 2007 pre-Budget report and in the pre-Budget report note (PBRN 24) published by HM Revenue and Customs on 9 October 2007 (www.hmrc.gov.uk/pbr2007/pbrn24.pdf).