Legal challenge to London City Airport clears first legal hurdle
us costs protection for our legal challenge to Newham’s decision allowing increased
flights from London City Airport".
costs liability and could not have proceeded with the case. Costs protection is
only normally given where the Court recognises the public importance of the case.
the next stage."
Newham council was taken to court on 28 September 2009 by local residents over
its decision to allow a 50 per cent increase in flights at London City Airport
without considering changes to Government policy on climate change or consulting
local people. Press release:
Fight the Flights is a cross borough residents group which was formed to inform
and campaign against the expansion of London City Airport: