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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Heathrow Airport: Scottish Airports more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timeframe is for the planned introduction of additional flights between Heathrow and Scottish airports after the construction of a third runway at Heathrow. more like this
tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
tabling member printed
Bill Grant more like this
uin 171399 more like this
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
answer text <p>Expansion at Heathrow is expected to deliver 100 additional flights to and from Scotland per week. Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) believes that if it receives development consent by 2022, it will start construction soon after and that the new runway can be operational and in passenger use by 2026.</p><p> </p><p>While the exact timing for the introduction of new flights will be for HAL and it partners determine, the Airports National Policy Statement requires HAL to work constructively with its airline customers to strengthen existing routes and develop new connections.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials regularly meet with HAL to discuss various issues, including domestic connectivity. Furthermore, the Department and HAL agreed in their <a href="" target="_blank">Relationship Framework Document</a> to establish a Domestic Connectivity Forum later this year to discuss the provision of these additional routes to Scotland, alongside the other commitments made on domestic connectivity.</p>
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
grouped question UIN 171397 remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-09-13T10:07:15.977Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T10:07:15.977Z
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label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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label Biography information for Bill Grant more like this