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A huge final sprint: the citizens ' initiative air tax exceeded the required 50 000 signatures – advancing parliamentary processing

flight taxes to Finland for demanding citizens ' initiative proceeds to parliament for processing. The initiative exceeded the required 50 000 signatures today (you move to another service) around the clock 23. The proposed law change needs at least 50 000 signatures, so it is taken to parliament to deliberate on for.

as Well as the emotions seething cannabis initiative, including the flight tax initiative signatures the number of sent high growth only in the last day when the deadline started looming.

Wednesday changes Thursday, was sound 33 298. Thursday during the signatures therefore came to a little over 17 000 at 23:30, when the balance was 50 360. At 21:25 signatures was 47 758 . The balance start to grow properly on October 11. day. At that time, supporters had more than 7 300, although the initiative was put on the vierille already at the beginning of may.

the Situation 31.10. about eight o'clock in the evening.the citizens ' initiative.en

the Initiative flight tax would be directed to travel. Tickets should therefore adds to the price. Tax revenue proposed to use the environment better to travel means to development. The underlying idea is to reduce the flying emissions.

in Sweden, the flight tax was introduced last year, which is reflected in the passenger numbers decrease. After this, Sweden is already time to remove the tax and return it back.

so far, the flying has been taxed lightly in finland, as in almost everywhere else in the world. In six EU-countries some sort of flight tax has been introduced.

the Finnish parliament in the flight tax are supported, for example, the left alliance and the greens. For example, the centre and the true finns are opposed to the tax.

accelerate whether the positive news of the signature of amount of increase?

civil initiatives is at times dramatic final sprint due date approaches. This happened, for example, just cannabis initiative, which proceeded to the parliament. Though that day was still more than the airline tax initiative.

the citizens ' initiative service to maintain the Open ministry organisation executive director Joonas Pekkanen is said to Yle that the media attention and news media spurred by the title and the story at the sign of the number.

in This case, therefore, signature of the growth of the headlines – and the whole initiative to the existence of notice of the spread on social media, which get a new eyes to twitch the initiative and to support it. The subject of the story you can read here.

on the other Hand, new signatures, to accelerate the final sprint due to is also the deadline is approaching.

Read more:

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the air transport hard growth slowed in Sweden – Finland air travel is still increasing fast (you move to another service)

the Helsinki-Vantaa boom again records: today up to 20 million passengers this year

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