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St. Helena: Airports

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what progress has been made on the provision of an airport on the island of St Helena. (203725)

We have now completed the evaluation of the two bids received last November and are moving into a period of competitive negotiations with both contractors.

On the island, the formal procedure for applying to the Governor-in-Council for the granting of planning permission started on 5 May. A public information week will be held later in May as part of this process.