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Airports: South East

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what recent representations he has received about the creation of a Route Development Fund for airports in the South East; when he plans to respond to such representations; and if he will make a statement. (281102)

The Department for Transport has received a letter from Kent county council with outline proposals for a Kent and Essex Route Development Fund, covering Manston, Lydd and Southend airports. The Department expects to respond to the letter shortly.