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Tonnage Tax

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will consider strengthening the training requirement associated with the tonnage tax. (244740)

We have currently no plans to increase the number of officers companies are required to train under the tonnage tax commitment.

We are however looking into the practicalities of the joint proposals for increased support for training and employment received from our social partners.