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Heathrow Airport

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will place in the Library a copy of the letter of 8 November 2008 he received from Colin Matthews of BAA on the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport; and if he will make a statement. (277251)

The chief executive of BAA, Colin Matthews, wrote to the Secretary of State for Transport on 28 November 2008. The content of his letter was widely reported in the media and BAA issued a press release on the matter which contains the substance of the letter. The press release is titled “Heathrow Airport puts environmental limits before new flights” and can be accessed in the ‘News releases’ section of: