Heathrow ruling may allow PM to return to Gatwick plans The government may now decide to return to plans to expand Gatwick rather than Heathrow, says Sky's Paul Kelso.

The government may now decide to return to plans to expand Gatwick rather than Heathrow, says Sky's Paul Kelso.

The repercussions of this judgment will be felt well beyond the suburbs and villages surrounding Heathrow.

The Court of Appeal justices have not just lifted the immediate threat of demolition from homes in the path of the third runway.

By finding against the government on environmental grounds they have raised the bar for all infrastructure projects, public and private, and prioritised consideration of the impact of carbon emissions.

Environmental groups argued that the...
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2020-02-27 15:45
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