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News from the AEF
from November 2016

Government must prove that Heathrow expansion won’t breach climate legislation, say official climate advisers

The Chair of the Committee on Climate Change, Lord Deben, this week challenged the Government to come up with an answer on aviation emissions if it wants to go ahead with Heathrow expansion. Deben set out the Committee’s concerns in …

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The case for taxing aviation

The aviation sector remains very lightly taxed. Exempt from both fuel duty and VAT, Air Passenger Duty was introduced as a way of ensuring that the sector makes some contribution to the public purse. APD has never been high enough …

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