There is a solid case for the Conservatives not running a candidate against him.
Posts Tagged: Airports
I hope that this decision is the first step in a drive to ensure greater connectivity between British cities and the rest of the world.
It is tempting to wish him gone. But, like everything else post-June, the future of the Bank should be subject first and foremost to the requirements of Brexit.
The Transport Secretary highlighted the “significant” cost of continued inaction.
The Secretary of State lays out the Government’s decision on airport expansion.
After decades of dithering and delay, a decision is expected tomorrow.
This country needs more airport capacity than either Heathrow or Gatwick can provide. HS2 puts a new option on the table.
It makes sense for a new Prime Minister to take the short-term pain early on in her first term.
There is a trade-off between the long-term interest of the economy and the short-term interest of many Leave voters.
Also: Dugdale attacks Scottish Conservatives as the “Brexit party”; Welsh Tories attack Jones’ ‘snub’ to local airport; and more.
Not least: what if any research was done into potential weather problems before the contract was signed in 2011?
The way British politics and planning mix tends to push infrastructure decisions into the long grass.
It is over a year since the Independent Airports Commission backed the development. The Government should implement the recommendation.
Francis Maude: Cheaper, quicker, simpler, less noisy – and politically acceptable. Why the new Government should take up Heathrow Hub.
Truthfully, I expected at every stage that someone would come up with a showstopper reason why it can’t possibly work. No one has come up with one.
Interview. Crabb on his “party and national unity candidacy”. And why we need a One Nation Government that gets on with Brexit.
“I think that I’m somebody with a strong grasp of some of the social and economic divisions in our country and with a sense of direction for the future.”