Government reveals APD statement date: 12 weeks to go

Government reveals APD statement date: 12 weeks to go

The Treasury has announced that it will release its autumn statement on 29 November, leaving the travel industry 12 weeks to fight against the rise in APD. ABTA and members of its ‘A Fair Tax on Flying’ campaign have said the industry needs to make itself heard ‘loud and clear’ on the run-up to the statement to push the government into reforming the plans. “With just 12 weeks to go before the Chancellor makes up his mind about future APD rises, the industry must seize this opportunity to make our voice loud and clear: a double-inflation APD rise will damage the economy and we have to fight it together,” said Luke Pollard, head of public affairs at ABTA. He said that holiday taxes will put

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