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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:38 am on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Scott Benton Scott Benton Conservative, Blackpool South 10:38 am, 15th October 2020

The aviation industry is clearly going through a very difficult time at present, but that does not change the longer-term case for regional airports, such as mine in Blackpool, to increase connectivity, expand tourism and boost jobs and growth. Does my right hon. Friend think it would be in order to have a debate in this place about the role that regional airports can play in boosting growth and levelling up?