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FOR INDEPENDENCE FOR THE UNION
Aircraft passenger duty

If there is Independence, the current Scottish Government will prioritise a 50 per cent reduction in APD, with a view to abolition when public finances allow.[1]APD in the UK now the highest tax of its type anywhere in the world.[2].APD will cost Scotland more than £200 million a year in lost tourism spend alone by 2016 [3].

References

  1. Scotland’s Future Part 5: Finance & the Economy para 126.
  2. Scotland’s Future: Education, Skills and Development
  3. [1] York Aviation:The Impact of Air Passenger Duty on Scotland, Final Report October 2012. Commissioned by a Consortium of Scottish Airports

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