Taxation: Aviation

Date of Answer: 23.06.2010

Column References: 512 c239W

Member Tabling Question: McKinnell, Catherine

Topic: Taxation: Aviation

Question: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will undertake an economic impact assessment of the proposed adoption of a per-plane tax on regional airports.

Answering Department: Treasury

Member Answering Question: Greening, Justine

Answer: The Government will explore changes to aviation tax, including switching from a per-passenger to a per-plane duty. Major changes will be subject to consultation.

Question Number: 3604

Date Tabled: 16.06.2010

Date for Answer: 21.06.2010