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Air Passenger Duty: Scotland

Volume 485: debated on Monday 8 December 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the economic impact of the revised rates of air passenger duty on air travel (a) to, (b) from and (c) within the Highlands and Islands of Scotland; and if he will make a statement. (240702)

The existing scope of, and exemptions from, air passenger duty will remain in place, including the exemption for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. There will be no economic impact of the revised rates of air passenger duty on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.