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Build an extra two runways at Heathrow, says Tory think-tank

20 July 2012
Justine Greening
Justine Greening
 

TWO NEW runways may be needed to meet growing passenger demand at Heathrow Airport, according to a group of Tory MPs. Their suggestion came as the DfT accepted the need for new airport capacity in the South East but put off a consultation on the topic until the autumn.

The Free Enterprise Group of Tory MPs said a fourth runway could be built either north of the airport beside the M4 or south of the airport on land currently occupied by the villages of Stanwell and Bedfont.

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