As part of the St David’s Day Agreement (Feb 2015) on the future of devolution in Wales the UK Government announced that it would consider the case for devolving APD to the National Assembly, however on the 29 March 2017 David Gauke MP, former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, wrote to Mark Drakeford AM confirming that the UK Government’s would not devolve APD to Wales based on responses to the Treasury’s consultation and on HMRC analysis. The First Minister has written to Theresa May PM to object to that decision, the letter is attached in the link below.
Adrian Greason-Walker. WTA Policy Advocate. Specialises in Tourism and Environmental Management.