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Southend Airport: Pollution

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th January 2020.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the adequacy of restrictions on aircraft (a) noise and (b) emissions at Southend Airport.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The management of aircraft noise and emissions at Southend Airport and restrictions to ensure compliance with any limits is the responsibility of the airport and the relevant planning authorities. It is not appropriate for the Government to intervene in this process.

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