COMMONS

MPs take evidence on air passenger duty

29 June 2011

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee will hold its third evidence session on air passenger duty and its implications for Northern Ireland on Wednesday 29 June 2011

Wednesday 29 June 2011, Committee Room 8, House of Commons

Witnesses

  • 1.15pm, Mr Conor McAuliffe, Managing Director, Europe and Industry Affairs, Continental Airlines
  • 1.35pm, Ms Janice Gault, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Hotels Federation
  • 2.15pm, Mr Jeff Gazzard, Board Member, Aviation Environment Federation 
  • 2.45pm, Justine Greening MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury

Background

The Committee is carrying out a short inquiry into how air passenger duty affects individuals, airports and airlines, businesses and tourism in Northern Ireland. The inquiry looks to contrast the UK rate of APD to the low rate in force in the Republic of Ireland.

Further information

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