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Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales inquiry

Inquiry

5th Report - Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales

The Welsh Affairs Committee has decided to examine the arguments for and against the devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales. It would welcome submissions addressing some or all of the following points:

  • The potential benefits and drawbacks of devolving Air Passenger Duty to the National Assembly for Wales.
  • What impact devolution would have on Welsh airports, including those not currently operating international flights.
  • Different options for the devolution of Air Passenger Duty, including full devolution, or devolution for long-haul flights only.
  • How Air Passenger Duty fits with responsibilities that are already devolved, such as regional economic development, aspects of environmental policy and tourism.
  • Cross-border issues, including the impact on passengers and airports in England.
  • The impact devolution would have on North Wales and airports used by people in North Wales.
  • Lessons learned from the devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Scotland.

Work news

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Committee Chair critical of Government's refusal to devolve Air Passenger Duty to Wales
Welsh Affairs Committee publishes the Government's response to the Committee's devolution of APD report
6 September 2019
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Devolve Air Passenger Duty to Wales, urges Committee
Welsh Affairs Committee publishes report on devolution of air passenger to Wales
11 June 2019
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Treasury Minister questioned on devolving air passenger duty to Wales
Welsh Affairs Committee question government reasons for not devolving APD
21 March 2019
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Airports and the Welsh Government give views on devolving Air Passenger Duty to Wales
Welsh Affairs Committee visit the Welsh Assembly to hear from Cardiff, Manchester and Bristol Airports on Air Passenger Duty
28 February 2019
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Committee visits Cardiff Airport for devolution of Air Passenger duty inquiry
Welsh Affairs Committee visit Cardiff Airport to consider the arguments for and against devolving Air Passenger Duty to Wales
8 February 2019
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Committee question Ryanair and Flybe on Air Passenger Duty
Welsh Affairs Committee questions representatives from the airline industry
29 January 2019
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Committee considers potential impact of devolving Air Passenger Duty to Wales
Welsh Affairs Committee holds first session on the potential of air passenger duty in Wales
8 January 2019
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Submissions wanted on the Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales
Welsh Affairs Committee launches an inquiry into the potential benefits and drawbacks of devolving Air Passenger Duty to the National Assembly for Wales
11 September 2018
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  • Email: welshcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 0207 219 1424 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 1034 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Welsh Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA