Airport Capacity and Airspace Policy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:50 am on 2nd February 2017.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee 10:50 am, 2nd February 2017

The Department’s re-analysis of air quality involved a qualitative analysis of air quality showing that it was possible that limits would be breached in the areas around Heathrow when the third runway opened. Will the Secretary of State undertake to do a quantitative analysis before the consultation ends that includes real driving emissions and the contribution to air quality problems that the Volkswagen cheat devices have made? Will he give a cast-iron guarantee today that he will not use Brexit as a means of watering down our EU air quality targets?