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By boosting flights in the UK, Rishi Sunak has revealed the Tories' true priorities | Leo Murray

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Encouraging short-distance travel by the most damaging mode of transport shows yet again that profit trumps climate action I don't like to be constantly complaining about things, so let's start with the good stuff from Wednesday's budget announcement that air passenger duty is going to be halved on domestic flights. It won't take long. The best thing about it is that the cut in domestic APD will now apply only to those in the cheapest seats - “reduced rate” passengers. The Treasury had consulted on a change that would have cut £39 from the cost of an internal private jet flight, and £13...
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