Parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of expanding Heathrow because our plan stacks up

Posted On: 
14th August 2019

Our plan gives Britain the springboard to succeed in the world and it is exactly what our country needs now – that’s why we’re getting on with delivering it, says Heathrow. 

The Secretary of State is right, Parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of expanding Heathrow because our plan stacks up.

Our plan is currently out for statutory consultation – it’s affordable and meets strict, legally-binding environmental targets.

This critical project is entirely privately-funded, and over the next few years we will create tens of thousands of new skilled jobs, boost British exporters by billions and generate the competition and choice that will lower airfares for passengers.

This plan gives Britain the springboard to succeed in the world and it is exactly what our country needs now – that’s why we’re getting on with delivering it.