International Trading Opportunities: Promotion

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18 July 2018.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales 12:00, 18 July 2018

My hon. Friend will be aware that I have been a strong supporter of the third runway at Heathrow because it is important to the Welsh economy, and connectivity to airports is vital to deliver its prospects and objectives. He is right about the M4 corridor. With the abolition of the Severn tolls, it creates an opportunity for a natural economy to develop between Bath, Bristol, Newport and the south Wales economy in general, to create further economic growth.