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Taxation: Aviation

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2008, Official Report, column 2184, on air passenger duty, what representations his Department has received from overseas governments on the legality of the proposed aviation duty. (203020)

The consultation on the proposed aviation duty closed on 24 April 2008. This consultation considered all aspects of the duty, including basis and scope of the duty, possible exemptions, impact of the inclusion of freight and transit/transfer traffic and the operation of the duty.

A summary of responses will be published in due course.