Civil Aviation Bill — 28 Mar 2006 at 18:29
moved Amendment No. 3:
After Clause 10, insert the following new clause-
"AIR TRAVEL TRUST: CONTRIBUTIONS BY INDIVIDUAL PASSENGERS
(1) There shall be a levy to be known as the Air Passenger Levy ("the levy"), which shall be charged on the carriage on an aircraft of a chargeable passenger.
(2) A "chargeable passenger" is one whose flight begins at an aerodrome in the United Kingdom and who travels outside the United Kingdom.
(3) Regulations under this section may-
(a) specify the amount of the levy,
(b) set a ceiling on the amount to be collected from the levy, and
(c) require operators of the aircraft to pay the levy to the Air Travel Trust.
(4) Regulations under subsection (3)(b) which set a ceiling for the amount to be raised by the levy must-
(a) ensure that contributions to the Air Travel Trust Fund cease once this ceiling is reached, and
(b) allow for the levy to be reintroduced if the level of funds accrued from the levy falls below 50% of the amount specified by the ceiling."
On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 3) shall be agreed to?
Their Lordships divided: Contents, 119; Not-Contents, 123.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Lab||117 (+2 tell)||5||59.3%|
|LDem||0||41 (+2 tell)||58.1%|
|Lord Faulkner of Worcester||Lab||aye|
|Viscount Simon||Lab (minister)||aye|
|The Earl of Erroll||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Robertson of Port Ellen||Crossbench||no|