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St. Helena: Airports

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the written ministerial statement of 28 October 2009, Official Report, columns 16-17WS, on St. Helena, on what date he expects to respond to the consultation on options for access to the island; and if he will make a statement. (297241)

The public consultation document, available on the Department for International Development's website, lays out the timings of the consultation process.

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development when he expects to publish the responses to the consultation on access to St. Helena. (296903)

The consultation report is available on the Department for International Development’s website:

www.dfid.gov.uk

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions he has had with commercial organisations on the provision of an airport on St. Helena. (296904)

The Secretary of State has not had recent discussions with commercial organisations on the provision of an airport for St. Helena.

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent representations he has received on access to St. Helena. (296905)

The consultation report, available on the Department for International Development’s website, contains an annex listing all recent representations made to the Secretary of State regarding access to St. Helena.