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Guardian and Times come down hard against Heathrow growth proposals

A Green MP opposing Heathrow expansion in The Guardian may come as no surprise to many, but a strongly-worded leading article in The Times was just as forcefully against the planned third runway.

Rik Thomas
21 June 2019
Green MP Caroline Lucas was strongly critical of Heathrow Airport’s recently-published expansion plans in The Guardian
Green MP Caroline Lucas was strongly critical of Heathrow Airport’s recently-published expansion plans in The Guardian
The Times indicated its disapproval of Tory heavyweight Boris Johnson’s recent alleged decision to reverse his previous position and back a third runway at the airport
The Times indicated its disapproval of Tory heavyweight Boris Johnson’s recent alleged decision to reverse his previous position and back a third runway at the airport

 

On 18 June Green MP Caroline Lucas was strongly critical of the Heathrow Airport expansion plan published earlier that day in an article in The Guardian. “The bosses at Heathrow must have been visiting another planet last week, or else they missed the government memo about legislating for net zero emissions by 2050,” she began. “The plans unveiled today for a 50% expansion in the airport by 2050, including a third runway, all to be done in ‘a sustainable way’, take...

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