During Scottish Affairs Committee last week, which focused on airports and connectivity, representatives of Scottish Airports advised that the UK Governments planned reduction in Air Passenger Duty rates should be introduced sooner than planned, to assist with the industries post pandemic recover
Andrew has been supporting the case for Torphins Medical Practice to remain open since it was announced that the current contract was due to terminate. Following up on letters sent by Andrew, Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership have provided the following response.
Andrew has backed a Parliamentary Bill that could transform the lives of people living with Down syndrome across the UK. The Down Syndrome Bill has been introduced by Dr Liam Fox and will have its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday. (November 26).
The government is aiming to boost air travel within the UK through a 50% cut in domestic Air Passenger Duty (APD), from £13 to £6.50. The rate will apply to all flights between airports in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (excluding private jets).