In Birmingham Ed Miliband says it was a mistake for Labour to push for 3rd Heathrow runway
LABOUR leader Ed Miliband faced a grilling from Birmingham Mail readers who demanded
‘what would Labour do to make things better?’
more than an hour at the Birmingham Mail’s Fort Dunlop offices. He fielded questions
on a wide range of subjects including policing cuts, climate change, tuition fees,
his own leadership, cuts to children’s centres, the problems with social care
and even the phone hacking scandal.
about our carbon emissions. We decided in Government to go ahead with the Heathrow
terminal third runway – it was a mistake. You can’t just stop people flying, but
you’ve got to do it in a way that is consistent with your environmental care of
in response to a question at the leadership hustings in Cambridge – but we have
not seen anything since he was elected leader. There is a comment from SSE from
autumn 2010 at:
must be a good thing. When some AirportWatchmembrs last saw Maria Eagle her
starting point for the Labour Transport Review (consultation closes on 31 July)
was ‘clean sheet’ – whatever Ed Miliband had said.