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AIR PASSENGER DUTY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 115: tabled on 10 June 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the economic importance attached to reduced air passenger duty (APD); notes the recent decision by the government of the Irish Republic to sell its stake in Aer Lingus to AIG, British Airways' parent company; acknowledges that this commercial decision could place Dublin as a major hub airport within these islands, with its added advantage of lower Irish APD, thus impacting on longer haul destinations by all other large airports throughout the UK; and calls on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to recognise the massive potential business, tourism and financial loss which this development entails and reduce APD accordingly at the earliest opportunity.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.