Airport Expansion

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-05-25
Session date: 
May 25, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1775
Question By: 
Tony Devenish
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Given your professed commitment to a second runway at Gatwick Airport and your opposition to Heathrow expansion, how will you work to achieve both goals?

Answer

Answer for Airport Expansion

Answer for Airport Expansion

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I will work with the Government and other stakeholders to secure the best outcome for Londoners, to release the jobs and growth potential of a new runway, while minimising its environmental impacts. I believe a new runway at Gatwick, not Heathrow, is the best way to achieve this.