Tag Archive : air passenger duty

This week at Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Questions, I asked the Department when they were going to allow Cardiff to grow even further and thrive as a hub for sports tourism. Cardiff has proven itself to be an ideal venue for international sports events, as seen by last year’s Champions League Final, but this […]

This morning I attended Cardiff Airport’s annual report briefing to Members of Parliament. Cardiff Airport, which is publicly owned by the Welsh Labour Government, has gone from strength to strength, showing a nearly 50% growth since it was taken into public ownership, along with new airlines and routes every year. Allowing the rates of Air […]

This morning in Welsh Questions I took the opportunity to ask Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales, a question about devolving responsibility for Air Passenger Duty to the Welsh Government. Air Passenger Duty┬áis paid by passengers as part of their flight ticket when they fly from the UK, and currently the rate (how much […]