Airports: National Policy Statements

Department for Transport written question – answered on 5th July 2021.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the comments of Sir Howard Davies on 15 June 2021, what plans he has to review the Airports National Policy Statement.

Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish an updated economic appraisal of the Airports National Policy Statement.

Photo of Robert Courts Robert Courts Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

We have always been clear that Heathrow expansion remains a private sector project which must meet strict criteria on air quality, noise and climate change, as well as being privately financed, affordable, and delivered in the best interest of consumers.

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