Heathrow expansion set for take-off? Labour MPs given free vote on third runway

Michael Holder
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Heathrow expansion set for take-off? Labour MPs given free vote on third runway

Heathrow expansion plans do not meet Labour's tests on climate change, air pollution and noise, but Party calls for free vote on issue in Parliament next week

The Labour leadership today confirmed it opposes Heathrow expansion, arguing the government's plans for a third runway are "incompatible" with climate change and air pollution obligations. But the government's...

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