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Aviation: Finance

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 124097, tabled on 2 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish any impact assessment on the Government's decision to provide financial support to the aviation industry but not to the international sector.

Answered on

7 December 2020

The Government has been engaging closely with transport providers across the UK since the outbreak of Covid-19 earlier this year to understand and monitor the impact and will continue to do so.

Companies across the UK economy, including those in the transport sector, are able to draw on an unprecedented package of support including the Bank of England’s Coronavirus Corporate Financing Facility, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, two business interruption loan schemes and flexibilities with tax bills.

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