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Heathrow Airport

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 25 June 2009

13. To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent discussions the Secretary of State has had on the implications for air quality and road traffic congestion of a third runway at Heathrow airport. (282110)

Ministers have had no such discussions since the Heathrow decisions were announced to Parliament on 15 January by my right hon. Friend, the then Secretary of State for Transport. It is now for BAA to decide how to take matters forward in the context of a planning application.