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It seems such august online publications as “Internal Trade” have taken note of my perspective, quoting my post almost in full:
As you can imagine, I am humbled by their interest….! lol
As they state in their article, the government in the Netherlands realises the folly of such punitive taxation, and has rescinded its Passenger tax from July 1.
When the tax level in the Netherlands became punitive, passengers voted with their feet and moved to different airports in neighbouring countries to commence their journeys.
Perhaps it’s time the Labour Party anticipated the feelings of the electorate and followed the Dutch example.
However, I think that’s unlikely as they are probably too busy filling in their expenses claims, or voting to exclude courageous Ghurka veterans from this country. Go Joanna! 😉