Examination of Witnesses
Civil Aviation Bill
John Woodcock (Barrow and Furness, Labour)
As a follow-up to that, there is clearly a question of who should enforce or oversee an environmental duty—the CAA or otherwise—but, on the wider question that was suggested before, is it not a bit naive to suggest simply that the airlines will naturally take into account their wider environmental obligations? If that were the case across the board, could we not just simply do away with environmental legislation?