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Airports: Runways - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:30 pm on 5th July 2016.

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Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 2:30 pm, 5th July 2016

On the question of Gatwick or Heathrow, the noble Lord will know that three shortlisted schemes have been put forward—two at Heathrow and one at Gatwick. That continues to be the main focus. At some point an announcement will be made—but the Statement from the Secretary of State on 30 June was very clear.