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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Aviation: Scotland more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 3 June (HL15919), what evidence they have for the competitiveness of airfares between London and Scotland; whether they will provide the figures for the cost of such flights which informed their assessment that “Scotland is well-served by air services into London”; whether they have conducted a comparative analysis of the costs of flights from Scotland to all London airports; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
unstar this property uin HL16093 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>I refer to the answer of 3 June (HL15919), which states that the aviation sector operates in a competitive, commercial environment, investing to attract passengers and responding to demand when determining routes to operate. It is therefore not for the Department to carry out this type of assessment, nor to comment on whether there is sufficient competition.</p><p> </p><p>I can, however, confirm that CAA data for 2018 shows that the four largest airports in Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow) have flights to two or more airports in the London system, with flights operated by multiple airlines.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, the UK Government, in partnership with the Scottish Government and Dundee City Council, provide financial support for an air route from Dundee to <del class="ministerial">Stanstead,</del> <ins class="ministerial">Stansted</ins> through a public service obligation. Scotland will also benefit from an expanded Heathrow, where there will be further opportunity to enhance connections to the country’s biggest hub airport.</p><p> </p><p>This information, which is already in the public domain, shows that there is sufficient competition for air routes between London and Scotland.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T11:00:43.08Z
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less than 2019-06-13T11:22:31.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T11:22:31.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Vere of Norbiton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Forsyth of Drumlean more like this
1142285
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport remove filter
star this property hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to reports that the Chair of HS2 Ltd, Mr Allan Cook has written to his Department stating the high-speed line cannot be delivered within its £56bn budget, what steps he is taking to update Parliament on the new cost projections for High Speed Two; when he plans to publish the findings of Mr Cook’s review; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Warwickshire more like this
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Craig Tracey more like this
unstar this property uin 282546 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has appointed Douglas Oakervee to chair an independent review of HS2 to consider whether and how we proceed with the project. The review will consider all existing evidence on the project and consider a number of aspects of the programme, including its benefits and impacts; affordability and efficiency; deliverability; and scope and phasing, including its relationship with Northern Powerhouse Rail. The Review’s full terms of reference are available on gov.uk. Allan Cook’s findings will be part of the evidence for this review.</p><p> </p><p>A final report will be sent to the Department in the autumn to inform the Government’s decision on the next steps for the project. We will publish this Review and take decisions on the HS2 project once we have considered the findings.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has published Allan Cook's assessment and is available in the libraries of both Houses.</ins></p><p><del class="ministerial">The Government intends to publish Allan Cook’s assessment in due course.</del></p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:57:22.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:57:22.41Z
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less than 2019-09-09T16:21:45.29Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:21:45.29Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Craig Tracey more like this
1146644
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Roads: Suffolk more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions his Department has had with Suffolk county council on the Ipswich northern route since 1 January 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
unstar this property uin 291481 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">Since 1 January 2019, the Department has liaised with Suffolk County Council to support them in developing the evidence required to facilitate a thorough and efficient assessment of the proposed scheme. This has included analytical support to scheme promoters, in advance of Transport East submitting the scheme proposal to the Department on the County Council’s behalf in July 2019, and following this submission.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Department for Transport officials have had regular discussions with Suffolk County Council regarding the Ipswich Northern Route since January 1 2019. As well as regular engagement, the Department has offered analytical support to all scheme promoters as part of the Major Road Network (MRN) and Large Local Majors (LLM) programme.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T16:04:51.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T16:04:51.793Z
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less than 2019-10-08T13:22:47.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T13:22:47.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1127753
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Model Aircraft: Registration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reasons the British Model Flying Association was not consulted on proposals to register model flying enthusiasts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
unstar this property uin 256908 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>In April, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) published its public consultation on the proposed charge on drone users and model aircraft flyers to cover the costs of running the Drone Operator Registration and Education Scheme. Prior to the launch of this consultation, the CAA engaged with a broad range of users, including a significant number of model flyers, both associations and individuals. Model flyers will be involved in the subsequent phases of development of the scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:04:34.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:04:34.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1127758
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Newmarket Station more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the horse racing industry on the expansion of Newmarket railway station. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
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John Mann more like this
unstar this property uin 256939 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>Discussions have taken place between DfT and Greater Anglia (GA) the local train operating company (TOC) about the rail capacity on race days. Currently1, 2 and 3 car trains service the Ipswich to Cambridge route. GA will have new 4-carriage bi-mode trains on this route by the end of the year, which will provide even more flexibility and capacity for all passengers on this route including race days.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T11:08:09.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T11:08:09.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Mann more like this
1127775
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport remove filter
star this property hansard heading Blue Badge Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February to Question 218834, what progress has been made in revising the statutory regulations on the Blue Badge scheme; and what the timetable is for publishing the associated guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
unstar this property uin 257058 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
star this property answer text <p>On 30th April, the Department for Transport laid The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019 No. 891). The changes being introduced under the expanded Blue Badge eligibility criteria for non-physical disabilities will come into force on 30th August 2019. <br> <br> The Department for Transport is currently finalising the guidance necessary for local authorities to assess the new types of applications, which it plans to publish shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T11:19:44.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T11:19:44.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
1127846
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Model Aircraft: Registration more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the financial effect of the forthcoming Drone Registration Scheme on model flying clubs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
unstar this property uin 256993 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has tasked the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with developing and operating the Unmanned Aircraft Operator Registration and Education Scheme to improve the accountability of all users of small unmanned aircraft, whether they be drones or model aircraft, and their awareness of how to fly them safely. The CAA has recently published its consultation on the proposed charge to cover the cost of running this service. The proposed charge balances keeping the charge for registration as low as possible and ensuring that the scheme funds itself. Consultation responses will inform the CAA’s final decision on the charge, which will be taken in July 2019. The proposals will be in line with forthcoming requirements from the European Aviation Safety Agency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:10:06.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:10:06.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
1127851
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential requirement for public funding to contribute to the construction of Heathrow's third runway. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
unstar this property uin 256994 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that the Northwest Runway scheme at Heathrow will be financed in its entirety by the private sector. Ahead of the decision to designate the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) the Government and its independent expert advisors concluded that, so far as can be assessed at this early stage of the process, Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) is able to privately finance expansion without Government support.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports Commission also concluded that the scheme is financeable without Government support.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:16:33.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:16:33.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
1127852
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport: Air Pollution more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 on the expansion of Heathrow Airport. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
unstar this property uin 256995 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) published its report recommending a new target for the UK of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 on 2 May 2019. We now need to carefully consider this advice and the recommended policy approach for aviation that the CCC will produce later in 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement sets out several strict environmental red lines that must be delivered for a third runway to gain development consent. These include no expansion if the applicant cannot demonstrate that the scheme would not materially impact the UK’s ability to meet its carbon reduction targets.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T13:46:26.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T13:46:26.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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4062
unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
1127853
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star this property date less than 2019-05-21more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Regional Airports: Air Pollution more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to restrict the operation of regional airports to meet UK climate change targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith more like this
unstar this property uin 256996 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>In its Aviation 2050 consultation, the Government recognises that regional airports are often vital drivers for local economies, providing connectivity, employment, and a hub for local transport schemes. The consultation sets out proposals to ensure the sector grows sustainably, taking measures to mitigate its environmental impacts, including limiting carbon emissions.</p><p>The Government is proposing that applications for future growth will be required to provide a full assessment of emissions, drawing on all feasible, cost-effective measures to limit their climate impact and demonstrating that their project will not have a material impact on the Government’s ability to meet its carbon reductions target.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T13:50:19.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T13:50:19.273Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this