• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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May to announce airport expansion plans next week

There are concerns about air and noise pollution at Heathrow airport

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BRITAIN will make a long-awaited decision next week on where to allow airport expansion near London, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokeswoman said today (18), with ministers who oppose it given the rare opportunity to publicly voice their dissent. The decision will be subject to public consultation before it is put to parliament for its backing late 2017 or early 2018. The government will either support plans for a new runway west of London at Heathrow, the busiest airport in both Britain and Europe, or at Gatwick to the south. The decision has been debated for more than 25 years. The…

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