Wednesday, 26 October 2016

I am a strong supporter of the Heathrow expansion - very good news for Newcastle Airport too

I have long campaigned for the expansion of airport capacity in the South East and Heathrow is clearly the right choice, following on from the unanimous recommendations of the independent Davies commission. It is also very good news for Newcastle Airport, and our prospects of increased trade, exporters and jobs in the north east. It is good that the first place the Transport Minister is visiting today will be to Newcastle Airport, where he will meet some of my constituents, and the Airport team as a whole. The BBC take in the issue is here: