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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th September 2016.

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Photo of Zac Goldsmith Zac Goldsmith Conservative, Richmond Park 12:00 am, 15th September 2016

It is likely that in a few weeks’ time this House will be asked to decide if it wants a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick. One of the core considerations will be deliverability of those schemes. All the evidence suggests that even if the Government give a green light to Heathrow, it cannot happen. To that end, will my right hon. Friend commit to providing this House, before any vote, with a clear risk assessment looking at environmental risk, planning risk, legal risk and financial risk so that it can take a properly informed decision on the deliverability of those schemes?