Agendas, reports and minutes

Highland Council

Date: Thursday, 27 June 2019

Agenda: Read the Agenda Urgent Item

In relation to the agenda and papers circulated for the above Meeting of the Highland Council, please find attached the undernoted:-


In line with Standing Order 8, the Convener has agreed that the following should be considered as an urgent item of business – 

Air Passenger Duty                                                                                   

There is circulated Report No. HC/34/19 dated 26 June 2019 by the Director of Development & Infrastructure.

The Council is asked to:-

(i) support the continuation of the exemption from UK Air Passenger Duty for flights departing from airports in the Highlands & Islands; and
(ii)continue working with partners in HiTRANS to present the case of the need for and benefit arising from an exemption from the current UK Air Passenger Duty and any successor duty.  
Yours faithfully

Stewart Fraser
Head of Corporate Governance