Aviation: Government Assistance

(asked on 25th January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government recovery package for the aviation industry will include assistance for Concessionaire businesses that do not have rateable value (RV) numbers but provide the same trade association and contribution toward the airports as businesses with RV numbers.

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Robert Courts
This question was answered on 2nd February 2021

The Airport and Ground Operations Support Scheme will provide support to eligible commercial airports and ground handler companies up to the equivalent of their business rates liabilities in the 2020/21 financial year, subject to certain conditions and a cap per claimant of £8m. The scheme is not available to other businesses.

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