Air tax unfair to Cayman, Bush tells UK

| 24/11/2011

6390942783_1122abf0dc_o (209x300).jpg(CNS Business): In the face of an expected hike in the UK’s Air Passenger Duty, Premier McKeeva Bush has sent a last-minute plea to the British Chancellor George Osborne to think about the unfair discrimination the tax brings to the people of the Caribbean and Overseas Territories. Bush acknowledged that it was very late in the game for asking for furtherconsideration on the Air Passenger Duty amendments, as the consultative period had already closed and the Chancellor was about to make his decision on the increase. Nevertheless, Bush stated that he was compelled to write to Osborne to point out crucial areas of concern to the Cayman Islands government and its people. Read more on CNS Business

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