Tories vow to ditch Stansted expansion plans
for a second Stansted runway yesterday at a meeting with campaign group Stop Stansted
ruling that BAA must sell Stansted and heard details of the reduction in the Government’s
air passenger forecasts which now show that there would no demand for a second
Stansted runway before 2030.
that a second Stansted runway was environmentally unacceptable and could not be
justified on economic grounds."
the Government to rush the application through before the next General Election.
that a second Stansted runway made neither environmental nor economic sense.
at Stansted but nevertheless keen to understand every detail about the current
situation," said SSE Economics Adviser Brian Ross
businessmen came out against airport expansion, very much echoing the doubts about
the economic benefits which SSE has been expressing for a long time."