Tag Archives: airports

Labour and Lib Dems could benefit from Boris’s airports fetish

John Stewart, chair of AirportWatch, writes about the potential electoral consequences of Boris Johnson’s lust for more airports and runways in the South East.

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Heathrow: The whirlpool of uncertainty is playing to the aviation industry’s advantage

AirportWatch’s John Stewart reports on the latest news in the debate on aviation in the south east, following reports the Heathrow third runway is back on.

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Budget 2012: Will the coalition u-turn on its ‘no new runways’ pledge?

John Stewart, chair of AirportWatch, writes about the government’s recent remarks on airport expansion and aviation, following today’s budget.

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Expensive and ineffective: Boris Johnson’s island airport (even Tories think so)

John Stewart of AirportWatch explains why even other Tories, from Gideon Osborne down, are privately briefing against Boris Island: it’s a ridiculous idea.

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Scotland needs to get its transport infrastructure in order

Ken Macintosh argues Scotland needs to get its infrastructure in order to send out a clear message it’s a good country to do business in.

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The challenges facing new transport secretary Justine Greening

Richard Hebditch, of the Campaign for Better Transport, writes about the challenges facing Justine Greening as she starts work at the Department for Transport.

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Boris’s airport arguments don’t stand up to scrutiny

Boris Johnson’s attacks on the government’s aviation policy are becoming increasingly strident, reports John Stewart of Airport Watch.

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