'Climate emergency': Scottish government ditches plan to cut air tax

Madeleine Cuff
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Plans to make air travel cheaper in Scotland have been scrapped on climate grounds
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Plans to make air travel cheaper in Scotland have been scrapped on climate grounds

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay admits plans to cut air departure tax by 50 per cent 'no longer compatible' with climate targets

The Scottish government yesterday scrapped plans to reduce air departure tax by 50 per cent, acknowledging such a move does not align with its ambition to become a net zero emission economy by 2045...

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