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Old 15th Aug 2019, 11:19
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tigertanaka
 
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Originally Posted by Cautious Optimist View Post
Surprised no-one has picked up on this:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-49338849
Regarding the passenger levy, the mayor has his sums wrong.

140,000 pax a year is approximately 70,000 outbound (ie the ones who pay the passenger fee).

70,000 x 5 each (6 less the VAT that goes to central government) equals 350k a year, not 900k.
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