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Stansted Airport: Air Pollution

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the effect of adjacent green field land in mitigating air borne pollution from Stansted Airport. (234837)

The Government have not made any detailed assessment of this matter. The Government's policies in respect of Stansted airport were set out in the 2003 ‘Future of Air Transport’ White Paper, and take account of its environmental impacts as well as its economic and other benefits.