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St Helena: Airport

Volume 713: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how many responses they received to the public consultation on the planned airport for St Helena; and when they expect to publish their conclusion. [HL5613]

We received approximately 2,530 written responses to the public consultation on the most appropriate option for access to St Helena. In addition, approximately 1000 people attended meetings with the consultation facilitator.

The consultation report will be published in accordance with Cabinet Office guidelines this autumn.